11 Jan 2017
The Environmental Impact of Slow Growth Chicken
You might have heard the term “slower growing” or “slow growth” chicken pop up in the news or maybe you saw it on a chicken package at the grocery store. The term is becoming more common, especially as several food companies and restaurants have recently announced that they will only source slower growing broiler chicken (chicken raised for meat) over the next several years.
This infographic provides a snapshot into the findings of a study released by the National Chicken Council, which outlines the three major impacts that slower growing chickens could have on the environment, consumer prices and the birds, themselves.
If you’d like to learn more about slower growing chickens, check out this FAQ on the differences between slower growing chicken and fast growing chicken.