Effects of Temperature and CO2 during the Hatching Phase on Embryo Physiology
Oral Presentation at the XIVth European Poultry Conference, June 2014, by C. Maatjens
C. M. Maatjens*†, I. A. M. van Roovert-Reijrink*, I. van den Anker†, R. Molenaar‡, C. W. van der Pol*†, B. Kemp†, H. van den Brand†
*HatchTech B.V., P.O. Box 256, 3900 AG Veenendaal, the Netherlands; †Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, the Netherlands; ‡Turi Foods, Devon Meadows, Australia.
The hatching phase is characterized by physiological and metabolic processes, which can be influenced by eggshell temperature (EST) and CO2 concentration.