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Kerstin Martens
Institute of Farm Economics

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Broiler production systems


Produktionssysteme Masthuhn (c) Thünen-Institut/Petra Thobe
(© Thünen-Institut/Petra Thobe)

Economic assessment of different production system intensities for broilers

Calculating the profits per bird and for the enterprise on the whole, as well as the labour income in free range and organic production systems compared with conventional broiler production

Preliminary Results

1. Large cost differences between the systems correspond to the different sales prices

2. The labour incomes earned in conventional production were impossible to obtain in the alternative systems



Permanent task 4.1999 - 5.2024

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Project status: ongoing