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Verkenning van de marktkansen voor een combi-kip in Nederland = Investigation of market perspectives for a dual purpose chicken in The Netherlands

Leenstra, F.R.; Horne, P.L.M. van; Krimpen, M.M. van

Summary

The perspectives for a dual purpose chicken (hens for eggs, cockerels for meat production) were examined from a biological and from a market perspective. Dual purpose chickens are for meat and eggs less efficient than specialised poultry. Given sensory characteristics and cost price the market perspective for a dual purpose chicken in The Netherlands is limited