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Poultry Welfare / Broiler Husbandry / North America
on April 8, 2018

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…

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