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Title: Embryonic development and the physiological factors that coordinate hatching in domestic chickens
Authors: Tong, Qin ×
Bites Romanini, Carlos Eduardo
Exadaktylos, Vasileios
Bahr, Claudia
Berckmans, Daniel
Bergoug, Hakim
Eterradossi, Nicolas
Roulston, Nancy
Garain, Pascal
Verhelst, Rudy
McGonnel, Imelda
Demmers, Theo #
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: Poultry Science Association
Series Title: Poultry Science vol:92 issue:3 pages:620-628
Abstract: Embryonic growth and development is influenced by both endogenous and exogenous factors. The purpose of this review is to discuss the critical stages of chick embryonic development in relation to functional maturation of numerous organ systems, the acquisition of thermoregulation, and the hatching process. In addition, the mechanism of hatching, including sound synchronization and hormonal and environmental stimulation, will be discussed. Finally, the importance of effective hatching synchronization mechanisms will also be highlighted.
ISSN: 0032-5791
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Division M3-BIORES: Measure, Model & Manage Bioresponses (-)
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