Article published the February 11, 2020
There exist a general antagonism between growth rate and reproduction in domestic animals. Breeds selected for high growth rate allocate nutrients preferably in body mass development. This has detrimental effects egg production, fertility and livability. Therefore it is necessary to control the development of body weight development of broiler breeders through reduced feed intake. Th ...
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I do not fully agree that "it is ALL about air speed". I think you should also consider the temparature underneath the litter surface. When keeping the birds at high stocking density ventilation above the birds may not be effective in removing the heat developed by microbial acitivty in the litter (see Reiter and Bessei, 2000; loc. cit Bessei W, 2006. Welfare of broilers: a review. Worlds Poultry ...
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