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Brian Fairchild, Ph.D.

  • Five Common Issues During Brooding

    PDF Version The brooding period is important to getting chicks off to a good start and influences flock performance.  Depending on the market weight, the brooding period represents as much as 1/3 of the grow-out period.  The chick is still developing and will grow rapidly during this period.  The objective is to minimize stress on…

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