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Sakson Soisontes

Sakson Soisantes is a Ph.D candidate at the Science and Information Centre for Sustainable Poultry Production, University of Vechta, and since 2012 has been conducting research into the sustainability of the German and Thai poultry industries.



Day-old male layer chicks: does Thai model offer a way forward?

As consumer concerns grow over the culling of male layer chicks, could the Thai model of marketing birds with higher value be replicated by the egg industry elsewhere?
Billions of day-old male chicks are killed each year because they are not commercially profitable. In Thailand, most day-old male layer breed chicks are used for meat production.
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