Final Report Summary: Electrolyte supplementation to alleviate the adverse effects of severe heat stress in meat chickens

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  • Published: 12 Oct 2020

  • Author(s): Dr Jeff Downing

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The research aimed to determine whether supplementing meat chickens with electrolytes in the final few days of the production period, during high temperatures, would: improve carcass quality and performance, and reduce the effects of dehydration and physiological stressd uring transport and lairage.