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MA Boz ; A Ucar ; M Sarica ; H Onder ;Revista Brasileira de Ciência Avícola 2016, 18 2

Author: US Yamak

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Revista Brasileira de Ciência Avícola ISSN: 1516-635X revista@facta.org.br Fundação APINCO de Ciência e Tecnologia Avícolas Brasil Yamak, US; Boz, MA; Ucar, A; Sarica, M; Onder, H The Effect of Eggshell Thickness on the Hatchability of Guinea Fowl and Pheasants Revista Brasileira de Ciência Avícola, vol.
18, núm.
2, octubre-diciembre, 2016, pp.
49-53 Fundação APINCO de Ciência e Tecnologia Avícolas Campinas, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=179749533006 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science Revista Brasileira de Ciência Avícola ISSN 1516-635X Oct - Dec 2016 Special Issue 2 Incubation - 053-058 The Effect of Eggshell Thickness on the Hatchability of Guinea Fowl and Pheasants http:--dx.doi.org-10.1590-1806-9061-2015-0214 Author(s) Yamak USI Boz MAII Ucar AIII Sarica MI Onder HI Department of Animal Science, Agricultural Faculty, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey, usyamak@omu.edu.tr, 00903623121919-1389 II Department of Animal Science, Agricultural and Natural Science Faculty, Bozok University, Yozgat, Turkey, m.akif.boz@bozok. edu.tr, 00903542161094-4483 III Department of Animal Science, Agricultural Faculty, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, ucara@ankara.edu.tr, 00903125961370 I Abstract Successful incubation affects the number of healthy chicks in all poultry species.
This study examined the effect of eggshell thickness on the hatching rates of guinea fowl and pheasant eggs.
In total, 964 guinea fowl and 1,728 pheasant eggs were used in the study.
Eggshell thickness was measured directly with an ultrasound gauge.
Thicknesses ranged between 0.27-0.47 mm in guinea fowl and 0.24-0.49 mm in pheasant eggs.
Incubation periods ...





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