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Title Ethical and ecological assessment of alternatives to culling of 1-day male chicks
Title Original Ethische und ökologische Beurteilung der Alternativen zur Tötung von Eintagsküken
FiBL project number 50074

In order to assess alternatives to early culling of male chicks, three systems are ethically and ecologically compared, as is in-ovo sex determination, fattening of male broilers from layer strains, and the use of double-purpose poultry breeds. As a control, the commonly used system is applied.

Project status completed
Start of project 01.10.2016
End of project 31.12.2017
Financing/ Donor
  • Coop Basel
(Research) Programme
  • Partnership Coop and FiBL
FiBL project leader/ contact
FiBL project staff
  • Ammer Stefanie (Department of Livestock Sciences)
  • Meier Matthias (Department of Socio-Economic Sciences)
Research area
Date modified 28.05.2019
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