How to establish good chick Quality

1.2 How to establish good chick Quality:

Traditional chick gradding standards(right),are done visually and damage done to the chicks from overheating are not obvious to select out by grading operatives.

 

  Research from Wineland and Hulet indicate that overheated chicks can show the following symptoms:

Weakness,tiredness

Will be smaller

Dehydration

Smaller Hearts,digestive system and less development of immune system.

More prone to bacterial infections(E.Coli).

More leg problems.

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