Nesting Systems is automatic, comfortable, safe, economical, hygienic and careful handling of eggs with European standards.
1. Superior comfort and animal-welfare
– The spacious, oxygen-rich nest box guarantees maximum nest acceptance by broiler breeders.
– The perforated AstroTurf nest pads optimize air circulation and give the hens a natural feeling.
– A protected solid wood nest entrance avoids leg and breast injuries.
– There is no accumulation of droppings at the nest entrance.
2. Nesting Systems – Careful egg handling
– The AstroTurf nest pads prevent cracks and soiled eggs.
– The perforations in the egg belt keep the eggs from rolling and bumping in to each other and optimize the temperatures in the egg channel.
– A smooth open transition between the egg belt and the cross conveyor or collecting table avoids hair cracks and removes any dirt, droppings or feathers.
3. Bird-friendly expulsion system
– Expulsion with movable back for broiler breeders.
4. Reduced floor and slat eggs
– Ease of entry to the nest is provided by the natural step-up slat incorporated on the egg tray cover.
– Large open nest top allows easy entrance to the nest.
– Moving egg belt is not visible.
– Ventilated nest side holes for comfort.
– Two nest hole widths are available: 24 or 30 cm (9.5 or 12 inches), providing flexibility in matching hole size to bird size for increased bird comfort.
5. Automated Lid-Closing System
– Permits scheduled operation of nest lids for cleaner nest bottoms and cleaner eggs.
– Winch manually or use a whole house control.