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on December 3, 2019

Metabolic discovery provides insight into wooden breast syndrome

New research from the University of Delaware could identify solutions to manage, reduce the number of birds with the disorder.

An enzyme critical for metabolism could be the cause of wooden breast syndrome in broiler chickens, according to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

The research revealed gene expression irregularities present at the onset of the disease, the University of Delaware research team determined. This suggests…

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