Feeding broiler breeder pullets twice daily has little effect on welfare

update:Oct 12, 2010 810

Is there an improvement in well being if broiler breeder pullets are fed twice daily instead of once a day? The answer to this question, provided by Dutch researchers, is surprising. They proved that the outcome of trials did not match with the expected effect on the pullet's behaviour.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 8. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: management, feed, diets, welfare, breeding, broilers



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