Industry’s Research Priorities:
- Feed: Efficiencies; enzymes; other additives (reduced antibiotics); formulations; alternative feedstuffs; fibre level effect; whole grain feeding; removing antimicrobials; vegetable-based diets for a premium product.
- Health: Shipping and handling – attention to impact of long distances; stocking density; lighting programs; runny manure; coccidia.
- Performance: Bird size; feeding strategies; strain effect.
- Catching: Day vs night
- Cleaning and litter quality