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Antibiotic-resistant The healthiest chicken breeds

The spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in meat has reached alarming levels with the highest proportion found in chicken. Lab tests have now shown that heritage breeds such as Bresse, Mechelen and Jersey Giant chickens are free of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. An entrepreneur in Thurgau is investing in these breeds, which have almost become extinct because they are not profitable enough for modern-day poultry production. (SRF/

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