Feed contributes over 75% of the costs of poultry production in the UK and has a major effect on bird performance, welfare and health. Proper management of nutrition is therefore vital if the correct balance between production profit, bird health, welfare and the environment is to be achieved.
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Keywords: broilers, automation, broiler feed, management, broiler preformance