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on March 23, 2021

6 reasons for starve-outs and yolk infections in chicks

Veterinarian shares views on ways production methods lead to starve-outs and yolk infections during the first week of a chick's life

Eric Gingerich, DVM, technical services specialist with Diamond V, discussed findings from the 2020 Association of Veterinarians in Egg Production (AVEP) Annual Pullet and Layer Disease Survey.

"Starve-outs and yolk infections of chicks during the first week continue to be of moderate importance, indicating there is still work to…

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