Kōrero: Poultry industry

No added hormones

No added hormones

The New Zealand Poultry Industry Association has affirmed that no hormones are used in the production of poultry meat. The rapid growth rates of chickens are a result of selective breeding and high standards of farming and nutrition. However, some marketing still assures consumers that hormones are not added to chicken feed.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Heath Sadlier

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Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - Food safety and animal welfare', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17304/no-added-hormones (accessed 20 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008