Background update:Jan 20, 2010

No breakthrough in 20 years of layer housing research

For over twenty years efforts have been made to understand and improve the welfare of laying hens. Related economic aspects, however, did not allow the industry to make the progress many were hoping for.


This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 20 number 1. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: housing, layers, research, welfare, progress, space, eggs, cages, battery equipment



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