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Sørensen, J.T. (2011) HelthyHens. Presentation at: Statusmøde Organic RDD og CORE Organic II, Horsens, Denmark, 16 November 2011. [Submitted]

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This project focuses on the main challenges for organic laying hen farms regarding disease management, adverse animal welfare and negative impacts on the environment. Parasite infestation levels as well as prevalence of major health and welfare problems such as feather pecking, cannibalism, keel bone and foot lesions are affected by a combination of housing and management factors, e.g. with respect to feeding or hygiene, genotype or therapeutic treatments.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Other
Other Type:Presentation
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Poultry
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > HealthyHens
Related Links:http://www.coreorganic2.org/
Deposited By: Hansen, Grethe
ID Code:20080
Deposited On:19 Dec 2011 13:52
Last Modified:20 Dec 2011 11:43
Document Language:Danish/Dansk
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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