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Utilization of egg-laying hens (Gallus Gallus domesticus) for production of ingredients for human consumption and animal feed

Utilization of egg-laying hens (Gallus Gallus domesticus) for production of ingredients for human consumption and animal feed

Category
Journal publication
Abstract
In Norway, 3 million discarded egg-laying hens are destructed annually, which equals 1500 tons pure hen meat. Due to the slaughter methods used, this raw material is handled as a high-risk waste, while in reality it constitutes a source of valuable components like proteins and lipids.
Language
English
Author(s)
Affiliation
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • SINTEF Ocean / Sjømatteknologi
Year
2020
Published in
BMC Biotechnology
ISSN
1472-6750
Volume
20
Booklet
22