Hatch in poultry
Forum: Management During the First Days After Hatch
Donna Hill (HatchTech Group)
Brooding is generally the first 10-14 days in the house when the chicks are "started". Special house and feed conditions are used in this period to ensure that the chicks have an environment suited to their special temperature, management and nutrition needs. The early brooding period is the first 4 days after hatch. Since the chick is not fully developed at hatch, conditions dur...