Efficiency is the key to success in broiler production, and the importance of a good start in life is discussed for all species. In the case of broilers, the first four days represents a very substantial part of a broiler’s life – around 10 percent. What a chick eats during this time can directly impact its future performance. The primary aim of a super prestarter (SPS) is to fulfill the specific nutritional needs of the young chick, supporting its transition from eating the yolk sac to the first diet consumed. Availability of the right nutrients immediately post-hatch is critical for growth and development of the internal organs.
Feeding a broiler super prestarter
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