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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of 16L:8D photoperiod with green (GREEN) or white (WHITE) lights during incubation on hatching performance, blood melatonin, corticosterone, and serotonin levels, hypothalamic expressions of genes related to photoreception, serotonin, and stress...

Author(s)
Özkan, S.; Yalçın, S.; Bayraktar, Ö. H.; Bilgen, G.; Dayıoğlu, M.; Bolhuis, J. E.; Rodenburg, T. B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2022, 101, 11,
Abstract

Plumage damage (PD) resulting from severe feather pecking (SFP) is a significant problem for animal welfare, performance, and economics in commercial laying hen farms. Genetics, nutrition, and housing conditions are central complexes that contribute to the multifactorial cause of SFP. Practical...

Author(s)
Schreiter, R.; Herzog, M.; Freick, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2022, 17, 11,
Abstract

In the last years, the number of backyard chickens has been considerably increasing. This rising numbers have led to higher numbers of chickens as patients especially for small animal practitioners. As in other animal species, endo- and ectoparasites are of universal importance in poultry medicine. ...

Author(s)
Schollmeyer, M.; Palau-Ribes, F. M.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2022, 103, 2, pp 176-188
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In free-range and organic production systems, hens can make choices according to their needs and desires, which is in accordance with welfare definitions. Nonetheless, health and behavioral problems are also encountered in these systems. The aim of this article was to identify welfare challenges...

Author(s)
Bonnefous, C.; Collin, A.; Guilloteau, L. A.; Guesdon, V.; Filliat, C.; Réhault-Godbert, S.; Rodenburg, T. B.; Tuyttens, F. A. M.; Warin, L.; Steenfeldt, S.; Baldinger, L.; Re, M.; Ponzio, R.; Zuliani, A.; Venezia, P.; Väre, M.; Parrott, P.; Walley, K.; Niemi, J. K.; Leterrier, C.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2022, 8, August,
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Positive Action Publications Ltd, Driffield, UK
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International Hatchery Practice, 2022, 36, 3, pp 11-12
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Publisher
Positive Action Publications Ltd, Driffield, UK
Citation
International Hatchery Practice, 2022, 36, 4, pp 25-26
AbstractFull Text

Since the ban in January 2012 of conventional cages for egg production in the European Union (Council Directive 1999/74/EC), alternative systems such as floor, aviary, free-range, and organic systems have become increasingly common, reaching 50% of housing for hens in 2019. Despite the many...

Author(s)
Michel, V.; Berk, J.; Bozakova, N.; Eijk, J. van der; Estevez, I.; Mircheva, T.; Relic, R.; Rodenburg, T. B.; Sossidou, E. N.; Guinebretière, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2022, 12, 8,
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Simple SummaryFree-range hens are typically given enrichments to encourage foraging and reduce injurious pecking. Of four enrichments (Lucerne hay, pecking blocks, pelleted feed scattered in litter, and jute ropes) provided to eight commercial flocks of free-range hens, pecking blocks and bales...

Author(s)
Sandilands, V.; Baker, L.; Donbavand, J.; Brocklehurst, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2022, 12, 8,
Abstract

There is pressure to ban the practice of using beak treatment in laying hens and with this comes the need to find viable alternatives. Natural beak blunting by the inclusion of abrasive materials in the feeder has been suggested as an alternative, but its applicability to leghorn pullets and laying ...

Author(s)
Struthers, S.; Buchynski, K.; Chew, J.; Gomis, S.; Herwig, E.; Shynkaruk, T.; Schwean-Lardner, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 2022, 31, 4,
Abstract

It is currently unclear whether potential probiotics such as lactic acid bacteria could affect behavioral problems in birds. To this end, we assessed whether a supplementation of Lactobacillus rhamnosus JB-1 can reduce stress-induced severe feather pecking (SFP), feather damage and fearfulness in...

Author(s)
Mindus, C.; Staaveren, N. van; Fuchs, D.; Gostner, J. M.; Kjaer, J. B.; Kunze, W.; Mian, M. F.; Shoveller, A. K.; Forsythe, P.; Harlander-Matauschek, A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2022, 8, April,

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