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January 4, 2014

Incubation light reduces broiler stress susceptibility

A new study indicates that stress susceptibility after hatching can be reduced by providing 12 hours of light during incubation. These results of a new study at the University of California, Davis demonstrate that by providing 12 hours of light per day during incubation can reduce the stress susceptibility of broilers post-hatch. This is the conclusion of Gregory S. Archer and Joy A. Mench in their paper in the current issue of Poultry Science. Read More

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