Article published the December 3, 2018
The first days of life are very critical for gastrointestinal (GI) maturation and immunity development, especially for high yield breeds. However, in commercial hatchery practice the birds within this period exposures for many stressors, such as newly hatched chicks remain for up to 36 hours after hatching before they are pulled from hatching cabinet and then it followed by hatchery ...
Article published the October 30, 2018
The newly hatched chicks may be more acceptances to pathogens and oxidative factors because their immune system is still immature in early period of life. Delay in collection chicks from hatchery trays can culminate immunity and oxidative stress of the newly hatched chicks. Furthermore, it is believed that high yield breed, although advantage to industry, have put more problems on ...
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