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Differences between Incubator (setter) and Hatcher

What are incubator (setter) and hatcher The two main equipment in the hatchery are incubator and hatcher. Incubator is also called as “setter” by many people. Take hen eggs as an example, during the entire incubation period, hen eggs need about 21 days to be hatched. And the 21 days will separate in two parts, from day 1 to day

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The meaning of CO2 control system for incubation

A well equipped CO2 control system will bring benefits for both the hatching results and energy saving of the hatchery.  CO2 control system helps for better hatching results. We believe that incubators can obtain better hatching results by simulating the hatching behavior of hens.  In the nature, at the early stage of incubation, the hens basically do not eat or

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What customers shall consider when buy an incubator?

Hatching result Hatching result is usually the first thing a customer will care about, a good incubator may offer 1% or more than other kinds of incubators. In the long term, 1% of more chicks will mean much more profit. What’s more, a good incubator not only offer better percentage, but also better chicks quality. Safety of eggs A hatchery

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Grading hatching eggs purpose

Remove too big or too small eggs, as they are not good for control chick quality. too small chicks will be weak, and too big eggs maybe double-yolk eggs. Separate eggs into different sizes, and put them inside different machines. as big size egg and small size egg require different temperature in incubation. For those eggs that will be hatched

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Does the single-stage incubator has a better hatching result than the multistage incubator?

Nowadays large hatcheries generally prefer single-stage incubators. Is it because single-stage incubators have better incubation effects than multistage incubators? In general, if the same breeding eggs are put into a single-stage incubator or a multi-stage incubator, their hatching rate will not be much different. When the eggs are hatched in the incubator, they don’t generate heat in the early stage, and they emit

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How to choose the right solution for different hatchery sizes?(2)

For small hatcheries, set 10,000-40,000 eggs per week. such a hatchery usually has a breeding farm or can import hatching eggs from other countries. There are one or two technical staff. Taking into account the cost of transportation, we send bulk cargo, and then collect them from the customer. Even if installation supervision is taken into account, the total cost remains reasonable. These hatcheries

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Five things to cosnider before investing in hatchery business

Before investing in a hatchery, investors should at least consider the following questions: what species (chicken breeds) to hatch, where do the hatchable eggs come from, where the hatchery is built, what facilities are needed, whether the funds are sufficient, what personnel are needed, etc. And also shall do a research on the local market about the hatchery business. What

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How to choose the right solution for different hatchery sizes?(1)

A small hatchery that is just starting out, with a hatching capacity of <15000 eggs/weekSome of these small hatcheries have hundreds of chickens that provide breeding eggs, and some collect eggs in the surrounding villages to help others hatch. Generally, about a few thousand to 10,000 eggs are hatched every week. Example: DF12096The advantages of this machine are: ①It is

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