Resource Allocation Theory applied to farm animal production

Wendy Rauw (ed) Date of publication: 01/01/2008


A short written text extract from the University of Nevada-Reno’s Animal Biotechnology Department, explaining how rapid genetic changes, such as those seen in intensively farmed chickens, increase the animal’s vulnerability to multiple pathologies. It does not say animal breeding should be abandoned, but says how we breed should be reconsidered.