Background update:Oct 12, 2010

Light intensity helps to manage cannibalism

Cannibalism is a stern problem in layer farming and becomes even more serious when birds are being kept in aviary and free-range systems. Light intensity during rearing seems to be an important factor in managing the problem.

Keywords: Welfare, cannibalism, light, light intensity, picking behaviour

Source: World Poultry magazine. Issue 23.3

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