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Broiler Husbandry / Antibiotic-Free Meat
on December 18, 2017

The real costs of antibiotic-free, slow-growing broilers

An economist quantified the impact of the current antibiotic-free trend and emerging slower growing broiler movement on the chicken industry and environment.

A future with only antibiotic-free and slow-growing broilers would be harder on the environment and the economy.

In a presentation at the 2017 Chicken Marketing Summit, Dr. Matt Salois, director of global scientific affairs and policy for Elanco, outlined the consequences of farmers moving from conventional practices to…

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