Physiological and nutritional approaches to alleviate heat stress

Summary

The project aims to develop practical management strategies that can be easily applied in commercial sheds to improve broiler performance and thermotolerance under summer conditions, particularly prior to marketing, as the susceptibility to heat stress increases with age.

Program

Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

The University of Sydney

Objective Summary

The project aims to develop practical management strategies that can be easily applied in commercial sheds to improve broiler performance and thermotolerance under summer conditions, particularly prior to marketing, as the susceptability to heat stress increases with age.

Project Code

PRJ-000264

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Project Completion Date

Monday, February 28, 2011

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

CME-Improving Food Safety of Australian Chicken Meat

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