Daybreak Parent Operation The purpose of a parent operation is the production of quality day old broiler chicks (DOC) with maximum genetic growth potential for use in the broiler operations. Male and female parent stock chicks are supplied from a grandparent operation and are mated in order to produce fertile hatching eggs which are in turn incubated to produce day old broiler chicks. Broiler Parent Operations consist of two main sectors, namely the breeder farm section and the hatchery section. Daybreak’s broiler parent arm of the business is situated in BelaBela, Limpopo Province.