Episode 6: Why are health trends stressing out chickens?
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Omega-3s are good for human brain health, and Omega-3 enriched eggs are a terrific way for us to increase our intake. But feeding laying hens food rich in Omega-3's might be causing their chicks to be more fearful and stressed out. Rosemary Whittle, a PhD student in the Department of Animal Sciences, chats with Josh and Jordan about the initial findings of her poultry welfare research.  

Descriptive transcript available here: https://www.uoguelph.ca/oac/system/files/Episode%206%20Why%20are%20health%20trends%20stressing%20out%20chickens%20-%20Featuring%20Rosemary%20Whittle.txt 

Funding for this episode was provided by the W.S. (Stan) Young Memorial Communications Grant through the OAC Alumni Foundation.

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