Effects of Genotype and Production Systems on Chicken Meat Characteristics

Hacer Kaya, Musa Karaalp


Increased consumer interest in poultry meat produced in different production systems necessitates more detailed examination and comparison of chicken meat characteristics. Factors such as habit, reliability, product characteristics, animal welfare and sensitivity to environmental problems affect consumers’ preference to these products. Researches report that production systems and genotypes can be effective on protein, fat, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, tenderness, juiciness, color and flavor. It was investigated that the effects of production systems and genotype on some chemical, physical and sensory characteristics of chicken meat in this review.


Production systems; Genotype; Chicken meat characteristics; Animal welfare; Sensory characteristics

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24925/turjaf.v7i4.617-623.2441

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