Giving the day-old chick a better start may have a tremendous effect on early mortality as well as health and feed efficiency during the whole growing period. That was the aim of an Israeli and an American researcher when looking for opportunities to provide nutrients to unhatched chicks.
This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 19 number 5. To view the article online simply click on the link below.
Keywords: Hatchery, chick quality, embryos, mortality, health