When humans domesticate and breed an animal, they tend to select for a very specific trait. In laying hens, artificial selection for high egg production has led to hens that can produce 320 eggs a year. But could artificial selection have unintentionally altered hen brain morphology?
Poultry scientists present latest research to benefit poultry health, welfare
Innovation, welfare and sustainability were on full display at the 2023 conference of the American Association of Avian Pathologists.