Benefits of humates as organic substance and supplement have been known long ago. More recently use of humates as a feed supplement was sparking increasing interest in the agricultural community and among scientists in early 2010, reports the University of Arizona Department of Animal Sciences, which had launched a study on the subject. Recently, it is also found that humates can improve the performance of game fowl.
A physically fit fowl has the better chance of coping with stress and turning the subsequent adrenaline rush to advantage. A poorly conditioned rooster will not be able to sustain the physical metamorphosis that will take place during the resulting adrenaline rush.