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Record number 539838
Title Cockerels back on the menu
Author(s) Leenstra, Ferry
Source Cockerels back on the menu, Wageningen World 3 p.16-19, 2016-09-01, Rene Didde, http://edepot.wur.nl/453694
Department(s) LR - Veehouderij en omgeving
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) animal welfare - animal production - poultry - animal ethics - fowls
Categories Animal Health and Welfare
About The cockerel chicks of laying hens are killed after less than one day. Efforts are being made to stop that wastage by persuading people to start eating cockerel meat again. With success, but it remains a niche market for now. Perhaps it would be better to prevent these chicks from hatching in the first place.
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