From cages to alternative systems requires different skills
As a result of the EU-directive for housing laying hens many poultry farmers
are looking for alternatives. Most of these have a negative impact on production
costs, but all demand a change in management. Farmers must learn new management
This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 19 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.
Keywords: Housing, cages, welfare, layers, aviary
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