Impacts of slower broiler growth, natural lighting
A panel of animal welfare experts hosted by WATT Global Media considered a pair of key planks in the Global Animal Partnership welfare standards, slowing down broiler growth rates and including more natural light, and their real-world impacts on the farm.
Animal welfare is becoming a critical issue for both poultry farmers and poultry producers. The elevated interest in welfare is pushing integrators and food retailers alike to join third-party welfare programs like the Global Animal Partnership.
The 10-year-old welfare program, administered by the eponymous non-profit organization based in Austin…