Today, the HFFA Research Paper 04/2017 was released. It is entitled The value to society of modern poultry meat production in Germany and the European Union and authored by Harald von Witzke (HFFA e. V.), Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst (WING, Vechta University) and Steffen Noleppa (HFFA Research GmbH).
The study analyses the benefits of modern poultry meat production to society at large by quantifying the opportunity costs of moving to alternative methods referred to in the pertinent literature as extensive and ecological. The results demonstrate that the economic and environmental benefits of conventional modern poultry meat production are huge.
The study written in German can be downloaded here:
Der gesamtgesellschaftliche Nutzen moderner Geflügelfleischerzeugung in Deutschland und der Europäischer Union. Eine Analyse ökonomischer und ökologischer Effekte // Harald von Witzke, Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst und Steffen Noleppa// 2017