Scientific | Abstract | Setting | Eggshell temperature | Egg size

Effect Of Egg Size On Heat Production And The Transition Of Energy From Egg To Hatchling

Sander Lourens*, Roos Molenaar†, Henry van den Brand†, Marcel Heetkamp†, Ron Meijerhof‡, and Bas Kemp†

*Applied Research of the Animal Sciences Group of Wageningen University and Research Centre, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands; † Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences, Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands; ‡ HYBRO BV, Veerstraat 38, 5830 AA, Boxmeer, The Netherlands.

An experiment was conducted to study the effect of egg size on embryo development, heat production, and energy partitioning between egg and hatchling.


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