Slower growing broilers pose lower welfare risk

09-08-2002 | | |

Modern broiler production has become the subject of discussions related to bird welfare. High mortality figures as well as increasing health and product quality problems are supporting the worries of many in and outside the industry. Does a slower growing broiler decrease the problem?

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 8. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: broiler production, breeding, welfare, slow growing broiler


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