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DETRED-MIOPATHIES Task Force: Development of a tool to detect myopathies and carcass defects in chicken and reduce their incidence through production strategies.

Starting date: 19/05/2022 End date: 30/09/2024
Programme: Food Quality and Technology

Financing entities:

Project funded through Operation 16.01.01 Cooperation for Innovation of the Rural Development Programme of Catalonia 2014-2022.

The DETRED-MIOPATIES operational group is formed by the consortium of companies: AVÍCOLA SANCHEZ, as leader and coordinator, AVÍCOLA MIMPER and AGROPECARIA SAU, as non-beneficiary members, and IRTA, as technological centre.

The main objective of the project is to develop a tool to detect and classify myopathies and defects in chicken carcasses objectively and non-invasively, and to evaluate production strategies to reduce the incidence and severity of these problems.