Background update:Oct 11, 2010

How a blastoderm turns into a baby chick

Unlike mammalian embryos, the chicken embryo develops from the food supply present in the egg rather than relying upon nutrients obtained from the blood supply of the mother. The following explains what happens during this fascinating process.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 19 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: Nutrition, feed additives, chicks, growth, development, incubation



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