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on April 30, 2020

Amino acid supplementation could mitigate wooden breast

Broilers with the myopathy are typically unmarketable to consumers.

Amino acid supplementation could help reduce the incidence and severity of wooden breast in broilers without having a negative effect on feed conversion or yield, finds a new research project funded by the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association.

“Wooden breast is a breast muscle myopathy that affects the pectoralis…

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