Effect of silvopasture versus open pasture systems on fearfulness and leg health in fast-growing broiler chickens

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2020: $279,078.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2024
Grant Recipient: Virginia Tech
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Leonie Jacobs
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
John Fike
school of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Va Tech
Dr. John Munsell, PhD
Virginia Tech - Department of Forest Resources and Environmental
Gabriel Pent
Dept. of Crop and Soil Environmental Science, Virginia Tech
Conference abstract and oral presentation on experimental approaches and outcomes. At the International Poultry Scientific Forum, in Atlanta, January 24-25, 2022.
Conference Proceeding
Bidur Paneru, Virginia Tech
Shawna Nastasi, Virginia Tech
Gabriel Pent, Virginia Tech
Adam Downing, Virginia Tech
John Munsell, Virginia Tech
John Fike, Virginia Tech
Leonie Jacobs, Virginia Tech
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Researchers
Ordering info:
Leonie Jacobs
[email protected]
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