Project Summary: Assessment of welfare and carcass quality issues during transport (with truck design)

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  • Published: 14 Mar 2019

  • Author(s): Ian Johnston

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The transport of chickens to the processing plant is a necessary part of chicken meat production. However, there are risks to the welfare and meat quality of the chickens if they become stressed. Stress generally occurs when chickens are transported during extreme weather events and/or over long distances.