Holma, U.; Hänninen, M.-L.; Virtala, A.-M.; Hyyrynen, T.; Rossow, L.; Hovi, M.; Kahiluoto, H. and Valros, A. (2005) Organic egg production in Finland: management of animal welfare and food safety. In: NJF Report, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, 1 (1), pp. 221-224.
A total of 20 out of 23 commercial organic layer farms (in excess of 80 % of all commercial Finnish organic farms year 2003) took part in the ongoing research, which identifies risk factors and potential solutions for laying hen welfare and food safety. Data was collected during two farm visits by interviewing the producer, using a semi-structured interview guide, making environment and animal-based observations and collecting samples.
|EPrint Type:||Conference paper, poster, etc.|
|Type of presentation:||Paper|
|Keywords:||organic laying hen, animal welfare, food safety, risk factors|
|Subjects:||Animal husbandry > Health and welfare|
|Research affiliation:|| Finland > Univ. Helsinki > Veterinary Medicine|
Finland > Veterinary and Food Research EELA
Finland > Univ. Helsinki > Rural Research
|Deposited By:||Koistinen, Riitta|
|Deposited On:||20 Sep 2005|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:31|
|Refereed:||Peer-reviewed and accepted|
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