How to establish Good Chick Quality

            Cleanliness of Hatch Debris

 

Excess meconium residues on egg shells is a good indication that chicks have hatched too early and stayed too long on the hatcher baskets.

Another indicator of overheating or chicks being hatched for too long is:

Leg veins visible/protruding

If you crush empty eggshells in your hand ,the shell separates completely from the membrane.

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September 14, 2018