Kōrero: Poultry industry

Egg incubator

Egg incubator

These eggs are being warmed in an early incubator. The development of incubators to artificially hatch eggs under controlled temperatures allowed the mass production of chickens. Hens did not have to be taken out of egg-laying for the three weeks needed to incubate the eggs.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 60 A46715

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - History and early developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17283/egg-incubator (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008