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Evaluating two systems of poultry production: conventional and free-range

Evaluating two systems of poultry production: conventional and free-range

Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science 7(4): 215-220

The improvement in production technology was the major factor that lead Brazil to become the third largest poultry producer. The improvement was world's based on the careful control of several aspects, including which nutrition and management (environment, health and rearing systems). Nowadays, the search for good welfare conditions is a global tendency in animal production. Concomitantly, an extensive production system of free-range broilers has been increasing in Brazil.

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DOI: 10.1590/S1516-635X2005000400004

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