Cage density and the effect on layer performance
Many experiments have demonstrated the effect of increased space allowance on
mortality, egg production and other commercial traits in layers. One of the less
studied aspects of these changes is the response of different genotypes to
changes in space allocation.
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Keywords: welfare, layers, laying hens, cages, genotype, space allocation
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