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Woody breast condition has existed in broilers since 1950s

Researchers also propose new name for condition: broiler breast myopathy.

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Assn. (USPOULTRY) and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., that showed that the woody/wooden breast condition has existed in broilers since the 1950s.

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