Feeding the breeder hen for quality hatching eggs
Aziz Sacranie / Independent consultant, Global Poultry Services.
The modern broiler chick spends 50% of its life in an embryonic state. It is therefore important to ensure that adequate nutrients are available to the developing embryo, which is completely reliant on the diet fed to the breeder hen. Consequently, the physiological status of the chick at hatching is greatly influenced by the nutrition of the breeder hen.The nutrient supply to the broiler breeder ...