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on March 14, 2019

Study: Slower-growing birds would harm environment

A new study estimates as many as 68 percent more slower-growing broiler birds would be needed to produce the same amount of breast meat as conventional birds.

Slower-growing broiler birds could bring a far more significant environmental and economic impact than previously estimated, according to a new study.

As part of the 2019 Midwest Poultry Federation Convention in Minneapolis, Dr. Anthony Pescatore, associate chair and extension professor at the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and…

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