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Cover for Poultry handling and transport.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has estimated that 87% of transported poultry is broiler chickens. Broiler death losses during transport average 0.2% but can vary greatly. In layers, poor feather cover is associated with more mortalities, and in broilers, poor...

Author(s)
Weeks, C. A.; Tuyttens, F. A. M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Performance, welfare, health and hygiene of laying hens in non-cage systems in comparison with cage systems.

This chapter compares the performance, welfare, health and hygiene of laying hens in different types of non-cage systems, focusing on barn, free range and organic systems. These non-cage systems are compared with each other and with cage systems. This comparison shows that both between barn, free...

Author(s)
Rodenburg, T. B.; Reu, K. de; Tuyttens, F. A. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper