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Ethical and ecological assessment of alternatives to culling of 1-day male chicks

Title OriginalEthische und ökologische Beurteilung der Alternativen zur Tötung von Eintagsküken

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.

Financing/ Donor
  • Coop Basel
(Research) Program
  • Partnership Coop and FiBL
FiBL project leader/ contact
FiBL project staff
  • Ammer Stefanie
  • Meier Matthias
(people who are not linked are former FiBL employees)
Research area
FiBL project number 50074
Date modified 12.11.2019