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Table 4 Effects of the interaction between storage period and position, storage period and egg size, and egg size and position on chick’s weight

From: Effects of storage periods and positioning during storage on hatchability and weight of the hatched chicks from different egg sizes

  Chick’s weight (g)
Period*position
 1Down47.28 ± 0.40
Up47.96 ± 0.36
 4Down47.29 ± 0.43
Up46.78 ± 0.47
 7Down51.67 ± 4.17
Up48.15 ± 0.33
 10Down51.35 ± 3.92
Up47.95 ± 0.38
 13Down47.99 ± 0.40
Up47.72 ± 0.38
Position*size
 1Large51.91 ± 0.24
Medium47.83 ± 0.15
Small42.99 ± 0.25
 4Large53.06 ± 0.33
Medium46.75 ± 0.20
Small42.54 ± 0.27
 7Large57.14 ± 5.17
Medium47.44 ± 0.20
Small44.38 ± 0.24
 10Large51.54 ± 0.42
Medium47.45 ± 0.19
Small50.51 ± 6.51
 13Large51.48 ± 0.29
Medium47.49 ± 0.23
Small43.91 ± 0.31
Size*position
 LargeDown54.47 ± 2.58
Up51.83 ± 0.21
 MediumDown47.44 ± 0.12
Up47.35 ± 0.13
 SmallDown46.13 ± 0.17
Up43.24 ± 2.34
Period*position *
Period*size *
Size*position *
  1. Large ≥ 70 g, medium 65–69 g, small 60–64 g. Down air cell facing downwards, Up air cell facing upwards. *Significant at P < 0.05