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Transport of one day old chicks

One day old chicks transport by air mainly for export

• One day old chicks are taken to the airport in a closed and climate conditioned truck.
• The chickens stay in a bird free hotel in a separate enclosure at the airport until they have been checked by the authorities
• Animals are re-palleted and secured
• The animals are loaded into the plane
• The chickens are never transported with other birds.

One day old chicks from hatchery to farm

Day old chicks that are transported from the hatchery to the farm by climate conditioned trucks at a temperature of approx. 28˚C.  Hygienic conditons of the transport vihicles is very high. 

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