The latest development in the egg industry will lead to cessation of male chicks extermination

The latest development in the egg industry that will cease male chicks culling

The innovative solution from The Volcanic Institute and NRS Poultry is proposing to make a genetic change in chickens, which will prevent the male eggs from developing. The work is already in the final stages of development and it is possible that in about three years no more chicks will be destroyed.
18 October, 2020

Noa Fisher

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