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on June 4, 2018

10 slow-growing broiler feeding tips

Nutritional specifications, diet regimen, feed intake and growth rates all need careful consideration by producers moving into this sector.

Slow-growing broiler breeds, birds with different carcass conformation to fast-growing strains, are increasingly popular in poultry production. Slow-growing strains have less efficient feed conversion than conventional breeds and require more space per head. As such, costs increase by 25 to 30 percent or more.

Niche markets for slow-growing broilers…

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