Body composition and reproduction in broiler breeders: impact of feeding strategies

@inproceedings{Emous2015BodyCA,
  title={Body composition and reproduction in broiler breeders: impact of feeding strategies},
  author={Rick A. van Emous},
  year={2015}
}
ABSTRACT Key words: broiler breeder, feeding strategies, body composition, reproduction, behavior Nowadays, welfare issues in broiler breeders associated with nutrition and reproductive characteristics, are becoming increasingly challenging. Due to genetic selection on broilers, body composition of breeders has changed dramatically during the last 50 years to less fat and more breast muscle. It is postulated that a certain amount of body fat in broiler breeders at the onset of lay is necessary… CONTINUE READING

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