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on July 22, 2022

How to optimize egg storage at the hatchery

Hatching eggs must be stored with care if hatcheries are to produce the best possible chicks.

Optimal egg storage at the hatchery is critical for successful hatching. When eggs are stored correctly, embryo development is suspended, and this minimizes embryo mortality, maximizes hatchability and helps to ensure chick quality.

Numerous factors can impact egg storage, and hatchery managers need to pay particular attention to the following. 

Read the full article in Poultry International August 2022