Is chick yield still a valid reference?
Many hatcheries still use chick yield (chick yield is the average chick weight divided by the average fresh egg weight multiplied by 100) as a reference of good incubation conditions and chick quality…
Rethink the golden rules of incubation
Your incubation results might be affected by a lack of accuracy in the rules you’re applying. The rules of incubation have been derived from multi-stage methodology and stay ingrained in our habits ev…
Loading egg incubators for optimal heat balance (Part 3)
This series of 3 articles shows you the best possible ways to mix eggs from different flocks in the incubator.
Loading egg incubators for optimal heat balance (Part 1)
It’s no secret that temperature differences in the incubator cause a wider hatch window and negatively affect chick uniformity.


CP China chooses Petersime as strategic cooperation partner
CP China will build a new modern broiler hatchery with a yearly capacity of 60 million for its first phase. It is in Gucheng county, Hengshui city, in the Hebei province, China.
Successful start for the new Irvine’s Group hatchery in Tanzania
Irvine’s, aspiring to be the leading and most trusted chicken company in Sub-Saharan Africa, chose Petersime for their new single-stage hatchery project in in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Track and trace hatchery data with Eagle Trax™
With hatcheries becoming larger and more integrated, and the rising demand for transparency by consumers, Petersime launched software to connect egg origin and incubation parameters to chick outcome a…
Petersime showcased latest innovations at IPPE 2019
The IPPE trade show in Atlanta had its largest trade floor ever for this 2019 edition.


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