History & previous meeting

2000 Meeting: St Edmund's Hall, University of Oxford, UK, 11th-12th  September

 (organiser: Charles Deeming)

keynote speaker

Amos Ar

Roles of water and gas exchange in determining hatchability success



Ar, A, Ifergan, O., Reizis, A., Zelik, L. & Feldman, A.

Does nitric oxide (NO) play a role in embryo-bird communication during incubation?

Ar, A & Tazawa, H.

Allometric analysis of heart rate of bird embryos

Baggott, G.K. & Latter, G.V.

Carbon dioxide and the avian blastoderm

Bamelis, F., Tona, K., De Baerdemaeker, J. & Decuypere, E.

Detection of early embryonic growth in chicken eggs using visible light transmission.

Barbato, G.F. & Block, M.L.

Identification of a peri-vitelline membrane variant associated with low fertility in pedigreed commercial broiler lines

Barham, P., Murphy, R., Bolton, D. & Simpson, N.

Incubation of African penguin eggs: finding out how the birds do it.

Decuyper, E.

Incubation, a crucial hinge between broilers and breeders.

Deeming, D.C.

Problems associated with egg turning.

Deeming, D.C.

Avian incubation in nests: relationships between turning frequency, egg composition and hatchling maturity.

Deeming, D.C. & Wadland, D.

Effect of mating ratio in commercial pheasant flocks on production, fertility, and hatchability of eggs.

Douard, V., Blesbois, E., Magistrini, M., Labbe, C. & Hermier, D.

Vitamin E and exogenous substrates do no change the phospholipid loss in turkey semen stored in vitro.

Elibol, O. & Turkoilu, M.

Effects of paper layers in hatcher trays on late embryonic development.

Elibol, O., Turkoglu, M. & Hodgetts, B.

Current problems of commercial incubation

French, N.A.

The critical importance of incubation temperature.

Hill, D.

Embryo temperatures in multi-stage incubation.

Hulet, R.M., Gladys, G., Hill, D. & Meijerhof, R.

Embryonic temperature effects on post-hatch performance in broilers.

Lourens, S. & van Middlekoop, J.H.

Embryo temperature affects hatchability and grow-out performance of broilers.

Marzoni, M., Castillo, A., Schiavone, A. & Romboli, I.

Effect of dietary vitamin E supplementation on pheasant egg production.

Meijerhof, R.

Embryo temperature as a tool in incubation process

Reynolds, S.J.

Low dietary calcium during egg laying: effects on egg, clutch and laying parameters, and on skeletal calcium reserves of the Zebra Finch.

Richards, P.D.G. & Deeming, D.C.

Correlation between shell colour and ultrastructure in pheasant eggs.

Somaiya, A., French, N.A. & Stickland, N.C.

In ovomanipulation of muscle development in turkey

Sparks, N.H.C.

Shell formation and function and its role in incubation.

Speake, B.K. & Surai, P.

Wild birds and their brains.

Tona, K., Bamelis, F., Bruggeman, V. & Decuypere, E.

Relationship between broiler breeder's age on egg weight loss and embryonic mortality during incubation in large-scale conditions.

Van Brecht, A., Aerts, J.M., Leribaux, C., Janssens, K. & Bercksmans, D.

Analysis of the energy consumption to maintain an optimal incubation environment.

Wishart, G.J.

Assessment and significance of fertility in commercial poultry production.



Key Note Speakers

for 2022 IFRG meeting

Speaker: Kristen Brady

Dr. Kristen Brady
Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory, BARC, ARS, USDA, United States

The biological and practical implications of egg storage and SPIDES

Speaker: Henry van den Brand

Dr. Henry van den Brand
Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

Research and implications of eggshell temperature, CO2 and and O2 during incubation: what do we know?

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