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NCSU Hatchery Workshop

9/12/18 to 9/13/18
NC State University
Prestage Department of Poultry Science
Raleigh, NC
United States

This workshop provides updated technical and scientific information to understand the effects of incubator management on embryos and hatchlings.

Discussion topics: 

  • Egg formation

  • Evaluating shell properties and quality

  • Egg storage and how to minimize negative effects

  • Embryology with impacts on hatchery management

  • Laboratory: Embryology and egg storage & Hatchling and egg residue

  • Hatchery ventilation

  • Turning; Temperature; Humidity and other factors

  • Troubleshooting incubation issues