The poultry industry worldwide is enjoying continuous growth in product demand. But increasing consumer awareness of animal welfare, product quality and environmental issues calls for more information on production systems. What are the facts about and consequences of choosing for more extensive and so-called animal friendly systems?
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Keywords: welfare, housing, trends, welfare, hygiene