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New Imported incubators in Ecochicks

Incubator

An incubator is an equipment where fertile eggs are deposited to complete their development until hatching. There are incubators where the eggs are positioned vertically or horizontally.

Incubation

In poultry production, incubation is the process where chicks are obtained from fertile eggs. It is a key process for the development of laying pullets and kuroiler chicken.

Factors that affect hatchability

Breeder

Breeder nutrition, disease, mating activity, Egg damage, correct male and female body weight, Egg sanitation, Egg storage.

Hatchery

Sanitation, Egg storage, Egg damage, Incubation-management of setters and hatchers, chick handling

Cleaning and culling

Do not incubate eggs that are cracked, misshapen, soiled, or unusually small and large. You have to be carefully when you are dealing with eggs in order to get good hatching rate.

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