Tired of the High Price of Chicken? Blame the Birds!
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jul 25 2014 8:53AM
Want to know why the price you're paying for chicken is going through the roof? Blame the roosters.
The world's largest chicken breeder has found a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility, adding to production problems. Aviagen Group's standard Ross male sires as much as 25 percent of the nation's chickens.