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on February 26, 2021

Could broiler breeders benefit from split-feeding?

Supplying broiler breeders with tailored morning and evening feeds could improve performance, reduce feed costs and support bird welfare.

Feeding broiler breeders different diets in the morning and afternoon may benefit bird performance and farm economics, by supporting different physiological activities in the bird based on the time of day.

The split-feeding program is based on research conducted at Trouw Nutrition’s Poultry Research Centre in Spain, showing birds’…

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