04 April 2013
Appetite genes are key to better poultry diets
The welfare of poultry could be improved by a discovery about how chickens regulate their appetites. Scientists have identified how a chicken's genetic make-up can affect the signals sent from its stomach to its brain that tell a chicken when it has had enough to eat.
Author/Organization: World Poultry
Topics: animal health, broilers, feeding, genetic , poultry/chickens