Higher mortality in free-range aviary houses

27-06-2004 | | |

Welfare issues have initiated the use of aviary systems. Some farmers use covered or free ranges. Managing flocks proves to be complicated: birds suffer from health problems and high mortality rates abound.

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Keywords: housing, mortality, free range, aviary, organic, layers, broilers, industry, floor, eggs