Laying nests are an integral part of all floor/litter housing systems for layers and breeders. The nest type and management influence both exterior and interior egg quality as well as the number of eggs. What are the important issues to look at?
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Keywords: housing, layers, nest, welfare, eggs, welfare, litter, management, floor