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Cover for The welfare of poultry.

This chapter describes the effects housing systems on the behaviour and welfare of hens kept for egg production and for broilers kept for chicken meat production. Welfare problems in breeding hens, in the rearing of young chickens and in rearing turkeys, ducks and geese are also discussed.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spacing behaviour.

Spacing behaviour is of considerable importance for social species that live in closely associated social groups. Spacing of animals falls into two general types: individual space that is defined in terms of the individual and hence moves with it; and home range and territory, which refer to a...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spacing behaviour.

This chapter describes the spacing behaviour in terms of home range, territory, individual spacing, space requirements and overcrowding in dogs, cats, cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, poultry and fishes.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter