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on June 10, 2022

University of Arkansas breeds for water-efficient chickens

A 1% increase in water conversion for broilers could save more than 1.9 million gallons of water.

Researchers at the University of Arkansas are working to improve the sustainability of the poultry industry through the genetic selection of more water-efficient broilers.

“Water scarcity is becoming a bigger issue in certain parts of the country. There are some poultry growers on well water that have had to drill…

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