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on April 19, 2021

How hatcheries can be ready for animal welfare audits

If you follow the guidelines of the NCC animal welfare audit program, you will be well on your way to passing most welfare audits

Attention to animal welfare is important at all stages of the chicken’s life, including the earliest stages in the hatchery.

While there is a wide variety of auditing programs that assure that poultry hatcheries are following good welfare practices, the National Chicken Council (NCC)-based animal welfare audit guidelines in most…

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