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on January 14, 2021

3 potential solutions to manage woody breast in broilers

New technologies, strategic positioning and management strategies could help minimize the impact of the myopathy.

Woody breast is a breast meat myopathy that affects the rigidity, texture and mouth feel of broiler meat. The breast meat may also be a pale color and soft in consistency.

Texture issues can include fibrousness, crunchiness and other unappealing attributes to consumers. Woody breast meat is typically discarded at…

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