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on October 26, 2020

Perdue chicken farmers explain pros of outdoor access

Six contract growers say birds appear to be both happier and healthier when allowed to go outside

Six contract growers for Perdue Farms said their experience with raising broilers with free-range access has been an overall good thing, citing very few drawbacks.

Speaking at the 2020 Perdue Animal Care Summit on October 22 were growers Amanda Hawkins, Austin Good, Beth Jernigan, Alvin Warner, James Martin and Kim…

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