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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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