The future ban on battery cages in Europe has initiated the development of various alternatives. One of the alternatives used in many countries in Europe now, is the aviary system. Among the designs there is one that proves to be pleasant for the birds as well as for the poultry farmer.
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Keywords: housing, aviary, welfare, cages, layers, eggs, management