How do broiler breeders choose where to lay eggs?

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Production of fertile hatching eggs is essential for a successful broiler breeder flock.

After studying nesting behavior in broiler breeders, ANNE VAN DEN OEVER* describes the ideal conditions that allow birds to perform at their best and to safeguard the quality of eggs.

A hen has the natural desire to breed. To enhance her chance for offspring she will look for a safe, clean ...

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