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Chicken can feed the world


Feeding the world in 2020 will be a challenge – but the humble chicken could come to the rescue.

In a talk delivered to the July 2010 AGM, SCI Patron Peel Holroyd explains that poultry has a low carbon footprint compared with other meats, and that modern technology can help with disease control.

Thirteen billion hens will be required to provide a daily egg for a projected population of 9 billion people. You can download his presentation below:

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