Results in Nova Scotia

Results in Nova Scotia

  • Hatch up from 85% to 90%

  • Chick weight up to 58g average

  • 7 Day weight up 50g to 208g average

  • Mortality down 1.5% to 2.1%

  • FC down 1% on 11% larger bird

  • Zero antibiotics at hatchery

  • Zero "hatchery infections" at farm

Unexpected Results

  • Chicks are ready for the barn

  • Reduced amount of feed on floor by 75%

  • Initial Barn Temperatures lowered

  • 2015 Spring 40 day 2.28 FC of 1.68

  • 2016 Spring 41 day 2.53 FC of 1.66

  • 4 Day mortality down 7% to 0.54%

  • 10 Day mortality down 8% to 1.03%