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Broilers & Layers / Europe
on March 7, 2018

French chicken farmer shares antibiotic-free success

Careful house preparation, strong biosecurity and thorough water treatment have proved successful for a farmer based in western France.

Stephane Dahirel produces broilers and turkeys without antibiotics in Brittany, home to approximately one-third of France’s production.

An independent poultry producer whose birds go to McDonald’s and supermarkets, he cherishes his independence, citing it as being key in being able to switch to antibiotic-free production, and performance data would…

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