Background update:Apr 6, 2010

Stimulate body functions of embryos and get them used to the post-hatch environment

Unborn children are often treated with sounds they may be confronted with right after birth. This treatment seems to help reduce post-natal stress and ease adaptation to the new environment. Similar effects can be seen in poultry. Environmental experiences during incubation influence the quality of the hatchlings and their performance.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 10. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: hatchery, hatching eggs, embryo, reduce stress, incubation, research


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