Hatchery Management

Commercial Operations

  • Hatchery Management (Pas Reform) HTML
  • Importance of Traying Eggs with the Large End Up (North Carolina State University) HTML

Hatching Eggs

  • Care and Incubation of Hatching Eggs (Mississippi State University) PDF
  • Contamination of Hatching Eggs (North Carolina State University) HTML
  • Essentials of a Hatching Egg Quality Assurance Program (North Carolina State University) HTML
  • Hatching Egg Care (Canadian Poultry Consultants Ltd) PDF
  • Hatching Egg Production, Storage and Sanitation (University of California-Davis) PDF
  • Hatching Eggs and Incubation (Canadian Poultry Consultants Ltd) HTML
  • Hatching Egg Sanitization for Prevention or Reduction of Human Enteropathogens: A Review (Journal of Applied Poultry Research) PDF
  • Hatching Eggs in the Classroom: A Teacher's Guide (Texas A&M) PDF
  • Hatching in the Classroom (Texas A&M) HTML
  • Hatching Quality Chicks (Mississippi State University) PDF
  • Management of Hatching Eggs and Broiler Performance (University of Florida) HTML
  • Specific Gravity Determination for Hatching Eggs (North Carolina State University) HTML
  • Spray Sanitizing Hatching Eggs (North Carolina State University) HTML

Home Flocks

  • Basics of Incubation for the Home Flock (University of Nebraska article on The Poultry Site) HTML
  • Hatchery Management Guide for Game Bird and Small Poultry Flock Owners (Mississippi State University) PDF / HTML
  • Hatching and Brooding Small Numbers of Chicks (University of Minnesota) HTML
  • Hatching Small Numbers of Eggs (Oregon State University) PDF
  • Incubating Eggs in Small Quantities (University of California-Davis) PDF

Incubation

  • Artificial Incubation (Oklahoma State University factsheet on The Poultry Site) HTML
  • Avian Embryo (Mississippi State University) HTML
  • Care and Incubation of Hatching Eggs (Mississippi State University) PDF
  • Hatching Eggs and Incubation (Canadian Poultry Consultants Ltd.) HTML
  • Incubating and Hatching Your Own Eggs (University of Kentucky) HTML
  • Incubating Eggs (Virginia Cooperative Ext) PDF
  • Incubation of Ratite Eggs (Texas A&M article on The Poultry Site) HTML
  • Incubation Period and Incubator Operation for Eggs of Domestic Birds (Ohio State University) PDF
  • Reproduction and Incubation (Mississippi State University) HTML
  • Small Flock Series: Incubation of Poultry (University of Missouri) HTML

Troubleshooting

  • Breakout Analyses Guide for Hatcheries (University of Georgia) PDF / HTML
  • Common Incubation Problems: Causes and Remedies (University of California-Davis) HTML
  • Egg Candling and Breakout Analysis (University of California-Davis) PDF
  • Egg Candling and Break Out Analysis for Hatchery Quality Assurance and Analysis of Poor Hatches (University of California-Davis) HTML
  • Hatchability Problem Analysis (University of Florida) PDF
  • Trouble Shooting Failures with Incubation (Mississippi State University) HTML