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June 25, 2019

Omega-3 fatty acids influence chick development

O&T Farms Ltd., in collaboration with the University of Guelph in Ontario, initiated a series of research projects focused on developmental programming in both broiler and pullet breeding stock that started in 2017.

The purpose of the research was to determine the effects of feeding omega-3 fatty acids to breeder birds on reproductive efficiency and embryonic survival as well as on the epigenetic influence on progeny performance, development and overall health, the company said in an announcement.  Read more

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