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Laying hen husbandry: group size and use of hen-runs

Hirt, Helen; Hördegen, Philipp and Zeltner, Esther (2000) Laying hen husbandry: group size and use of hen-runs. Paper at: International IFOAM Scientific Conference, Basel, 28 to 31 August 2000. [Unpublished]

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With regard to welfare reasons, various label productions limit the number of laying hens allowed per flock. The question arose whether the group size has an influence on the use of laying hen runs.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:laying hen, animal husbandry, run management, behaviour, Biogeflügelhaltung
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Poultry
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal Husbandry and Breeding
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org/forschung/tierhaltung/biogefluegelhaltung/index.php
Deposited By: Hirt, Helen
ID Code:6266
Deposited On:11 Nov 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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