Electrolyte supplementation to alleviate severe heat stress
Meat chickens are highly susceptible to heat stress, particularly during periods of prolonged hot weather events in shed conditions and also during transport. Heatwaves in …
Maintaining a high level of chicken health and welfare is a high priority for the Australian chicken meat industry. Research into disease management and control is an example of how industry is focusing its efforts to continually improve bird health.
Current and recently completed health-related research projects funded by the AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Program include:
To read more detailed information about chicken health management and disease visit the PoultryHub.