The suitable temperature is the key to the healthy growth of the chicks. The newly hatched chicks have less feathers, weak cold resistance, immature various organs, and weak resistance. If the temperature is too low, it is easy to cause chicks to catch a cold. Affecting appetite, even directly leading to death, greatly reduces the survival rate of chicks; if the temperature is too high, it will lead to faster breathing of the chicks, taking away too much water in the body, and the chicks will drink plenty of water, which will cause diarrhea and seriously damage the intestines. Broiler battery cages system.
Therefore, in the brooding period, temperature control is critical. The temperature of the chicks should be kept at about 34 °C when they are hatched, and then drop by about 3 °C every week. After 5 to 6 weeks, the temperature can be de-warmed. In the heat preservation process, the farmers can choose the warming equipment according to the actual situation. The commonly used ones are incubators, infrared rays, etc. No matter which kind of warming method is used, it is only necessary to control at a suitable temperature.