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Healthy Livestock: Effect hatching system on broiler chicken performance and welfare

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April 30, 2021
The Adaptation Physiology Group is participating in the European/Chinese project Healthy Livestock, which aims to reduce the need for antimicrobials in pigs and poultry by enhancing animal health and welfare. In March 2021, we have had a virtual annual meeting where we shared the first results from the different work packages. 

Below you can see our presentation about the effect of peri-hatching environment on broiler production, welfare and behavior Hatching systems included in our study were on-farm hatching, hatchery fed and conventional hatching.