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Broilers perform better on short or step-up photoperiods

  • 2007
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 37
P.D. Lewis and R.M. Gous Page: 90 - 96

Rearing broilers on 6-h photoperiods and transferring them to 23 h at 21 d has been shown to reduce mortality and the incidence of leg disorders without adversely affecting final body weight or feed conversion efficiency. However, in many countries,…

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