THE IMPORTANCE OF PARATYPICAL FACTORS IN THE INCUBATION OF TURKEY EGGS
Keywords:incubation, turkey egg, candling, embryo, blood ring, cripples, day old chicks, hatchability.
The author of the article, based on the conducted studies, proves the connection of the hatchability of turkey eggs not only with genetic factors, but also paratypical factors, such as egg weight, shelf life, density, shape index. At the same time, it proves that the yield of chickens with an average weight of 80-90 g is 76.0%, the shape index of 0.74-0.76, respectively, is 74.6%, from eggs with a shelf life of 6 days is 77.2%, with a total of 1,071-1,080 g/cm3, these indicators are 73.8%, respectively. When incubating eggs with a shelf life of more than 9 days and weighing more than 90 g, the yield of "weak" chickens and "cripples" was higher than in other groups.