Background update:Apr 8, 2010

Blunting laying hens' beaks instead of trimming

Blunting laying hens' beaks can be an efficient alternative method for preventing cannibalism in extensive production, while also avoiding painful beak trimming.


This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 22 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: Laying hens, blunting hens, beak trimming, cannibalism, debeaking



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