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Welfare of the laying hen. Papers from the 27th Poultry Science Symposium of the World's Poultry Science Association (UK Branch), Bristol, UK, July 2003.

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Chapter 18 (Page no: 191)

Social space for laying hens.

This chapter has no summary.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The importance of welfare. Author(s): Kirkwood, J. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Hen welfare: the consumers' perspective. Author(s): Parrott, P. A. W.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 23) Government views on the welfare of laying hens. Author(s): Pritchard, D. G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 31) The politics of hen welfare. Author(s): Wilkins, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 39) Impact of the World Trade Organization on hen welfare. Author(s): Bowles, D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 47) The food retailer-consumer relationship, with particular reference to animal welfare. Author(s): Layton, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 51) Quality assurance. Author(s): Gittins, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 55) The producer and hen welfare. Author(s): JorĂȘt, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 67) The laying hen: systems of egg production. Author(s): Elson, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 81) Stress and the welfare of laying hens. Author(s): Thaxton, J. P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 99) Genetic influences on resource use, fear and sociality. Author(s): Faure, J. M. Jones, R. B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 109) The genetics of feather pecking and cannibalism. Author(s): Kjaer, J. B. Hocking, P. M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 123) Breeding for productivity and welfare of laying hens. Author(s): Muir, W. M. Cheng, H. W.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 139) Sensory perception: chemoreception. Author(s): McKeegan, D. E. F.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 155) Vision in the laying hen. Author(s): Prescott, N. B. Jarvis, J. R. Wathes, C. M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 165) Pain and the laying hen. Author(s): Gentle, M. Wilson, S.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 177) Chicken cognition. Author(s): Nicol, C. J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 203) Nesting, perching and dustbathing. Author(s): Keeling, L. J.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 215) Environmental enrichment: the need for practical strategies to improve poultry welfare. Author(s): Jones, R. B.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 227) Feather pecking and feather loss. Author(s): Rodenburg, T. B. Koene, P.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 239) Cannibalism. Author(s): Newberry, R. C.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 259) Skeletal disorders in laying hens: the problem of osteoporosis and bone fractures. Author(s): Whitehead, C. C.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 279) Disease control. Author(s): Shingleton, D.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 283) Environmental management for laying hens. Author(s): Aerts, J. M. Wathes, C. M. Berckmans, D.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 299) Lighting. Author(s): Perry, G. C.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 313) Nutrition, feedstuffs and feeding. Author(s): MacLeod, M. G.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 329) Human-animal interactions. Author(s): Hemsworth, P. H.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 345) Handling and catching of hens during depopulation. Author(s): Tinker, D. B. Berry, P. S. Rycroft, J. A. Sparks, N. H.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 361) Transport of chicks, pullets and spent hens. Author(s): Mitchell, M. A. Kettlewell, P. J.
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 375) Stunning and slaughter. Author(s): Raj, A. B. M.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 393) Priorities. Author(s): Appleby, M. C.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare Group, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Hall, Lincoln LN2 2LG, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2004
  • ISBN
  • 9780851998138
  • Record Number
  • 20043127438