Behaviour, production and health of organically reared fast-growing broilers fed low crude protein diets including different amino acid contents at start.

@inproceedings{Eriksson2010BehaviourPA,
  title={Behaviour, production and health of organically reared fast-growing broilers fed low crude protein diets including different amino acid contents at start.},
  author={Magdalena Eriksson and Lotta Waldenstedt and Klas Elwinger and B. Engstr{\"o}m and Oddvar Fossum},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract Only fast-growing broilers are available for organic production in Sweden, and due to organic legislations and long rearing periods feed restriction has to be practised. To evaluate the effect on welfare aspects and health, two diets, low in crude protein content, with (LPA) and without amino acid supplements (LP) were fed to 1400 Ross 308 chickens, divided over eight pens in two chicken houses, with access to outdoor pasture. Behavioural observations were conducted at 2, 6 and 10… CONTINUE READING