Vitamin nutrition for hatchability and chick liveability (2001 special)
As hens age, their vitamin requirements change. Vitamin deficiencies in broiler breeder hens not only affect the birds themselves, but also have profound implications for subsequent broiler performance. Vitamin supplements in a breeder feed must therefore ensure that the vitamin requirements of the developing embryo and the chick post hatch are adequately met.
This article can also be found at World Poultry, special edition 2001
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