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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 Stage Closed
Project start date Wednesday, May 02, 2007
Project completion date Monday, February 28, 2011
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority An environmentally sustainable Australia
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal CME-Deliver safe food and good animal welfare outcomes
Principal researcher Jeff Downing
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Pearly Harumal