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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.

Researchers at North Carolina State University, led by Dr. H. John Barnes, recently completed the research project in which they studied the onset of woody breast lesions in three breeds of modern broilers and a line

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