Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 5

Climate Change - Impact on Poultry Production

Priti Vishwanath Mijgar*

M. V. Sc. Scholar, Poultry Science, Mumbai Veterinary College, Parel, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Priti Vishwanath Mijgar, M. V. Sc. Scholar, Poultry Science, Mumbai Veterinary College, Parel, Maharashtra, India

Received: April 10, 2024Published: April 25, 2024

Abstract

Climate change is one of the most serious problems facing the world today, and it is mostly driven by greenhouse gas emissions, which produce warming of the atmosphere and represent a threat to agriculture, socioeconomic development, and feed sustainability. Poultry production is one aspect of agriculture that has been significantly influenced by climate change. Climate change has an impact on poultry birds because of the range in thermal conditions, which affects the animal's physiological and behavioural activity. Poultry production is most effective when the temperature is comfortable. Understanding how to manage environmental conditions is critical to effective poultry production and welfare. Current poultry production practices include large numbers of birds reared together, making them more prone to heat stress. Heat stress not only causes inconvenience and a high mortality rate for birds, but it also leads to poorer or lost production, reducing profitability. Climate change has an impact on the following aspects of poultry production: meat and egg production and quality, a decrease in reproductive and immunological response and disease outbreaks. Furthermore, mitigation is crucial for reducing the future impacts of climate change, and there are a number of possible strategies. The study aims to review the impact of heat stress on poultry productivity and suggest mitigation techniques.

Keywords: Climate Change; Poultry Production; Heat Stress; Impacts; Mitigations

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Citation

Citation: Priti Vishwanath Mijgar. “Climate Change - Impact on Poultry Production". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 6.5 (2024): 22-28.

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Copyright: © 2024 Priti Vishwanath Mijgar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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