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Cover for Intensification - the pressures of volume.

This chapter discusses the regulatory, behavioural, housing and welfare aspects of chickens and pigs in intensive production systems.

Author(s)
D'Silva, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The rise of the inclusive approach to change in animal welfare.

This chapter presents guidelines that large scale animal producers and big companies of meat and egg producing animals should follow in order to assure the public that the welfare of animals are being considered such as proper space allowance, ability to move, cage-free hens, and stress free...

Author(s)
Lymbery, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Animal welfare.

This chapter covers some rabbit welfare issues. Focus is given on keeping and transporting rabbits in cages and intensive or postpartum breeding of does.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What are alternative systems for poultry?

By the late 1960s, poultry production had developed from a small-scale rural enterprise to an economically important branch of agriculture. Flock sizes increased and production systems, for hygienic and economic reasons, became more intensive. Rearing and housing of laying hens took place in...

Author(s)
Fröhlich, E. K. F.; Niebuhr, K.; Schrader, L.; Oester, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Husbandry of table duckling.

This chapter describes the growth and development of Pekin ducks raised for meat production, including feathering, and the effects of high or low temperature, space and lighting on feed intake, growth and behaviour. The sources of variation, the reduction of these variations and improvement of...

Author(s)
Cherry, P.; Morris, T. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990545)
Type
Book chapter

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