on May 28, 2020
Caged broilers on farm could benefit processor yields
Restricting broiler movement and contact with workers could help yields rise at the processing plant.
A constant issue for poultry processing plants is the number of downgraded carcasses or rejects due to poor handling of birds during harvesting and transport.
Rough handling and stress can lead to broilers arriving at the processing plant with damaged wings and scratches, among other issues, and ultimately lead to…