Hannah Maine Locklin Sather

College of Veterinary Medicine

2019 journal article

Wooden Breast in Commercial Broilers Associated with Mortality, Dorsal Recumbency, and Pulmonary Disease

AVIAN DISEASES, 63(3), 514–519.

By: S. Gall n, M. Suyemoto n, H. Sather n, A. Sharpton, H. Barnes n & L. Borst n

author keywords: broiler chicken; lungs; mortality; muscular dystrophy; myopathy; Pectoralis major muscle; pulmonary disease; wooden breast
MeSH headings : Animals; Chickens; Female; Lung Diseases / epidemiology; Lung Diseases / etiology; Male; Meat / analysis; Muscular Diseases / mortality; Muscular Diseases / pathology; Muscular Diseases / veterinary; Pectoralis Muscles / pathology; Poultry Diseases / mortality; Poultry Diseases / pathology; Prevalence
TL;DR: Findings indicate that wooden breast is likely greater than just a problem with meat quality and should be considered an animal well-being issue. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
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Added: April 20, 2020

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