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Broilers & Layers / Latin America / Industry News & Trends
on November 28, 2016

The pluses and minuses of broiler colonies

Keeping broiler birds in tiered colony housing carries significant health and management benefits as well as new challenges for the grower.

Raising broilers in colony housing, rather than on the floor, could be a new path forward for poultry farmers in Latin American and elsewhere in the world.

On November 10, Dr. Joe Lockinger, sales manager for Latin America at Chore-Time, spoke about the advantages and disadvantages of keeping broilers…

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