Embryos are quite able to withstand sub-optimal incubation conditions, but when high eggshell temperatures are being measured, hatchability will be decreased. Research has shown that air velocity is crucial in controlling the temperature of the embryos to acceptable levels.
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Keywords: hatchery, incubators, ventilation, temperature, climate