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Scientists Improve Health & Welfare of Organic Laying Hens

Hinrichsen, Lena Karina and Sørensen, Jan Tind (2012) Scientists Improve Health & Welfare of Organic Laying Hens. . Online at http://www.thepoultrysite.com/poultrynews/25037/scientists-improve-health-welfare-of-organic-laying-hens, accessed on: 13 August 2013.

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Summary

The mortality rate among organic laying hens is twice as high as for layers from enriched cages. In an international research collaboration scientists from Aarhus University will be investigating why this is so with the hope of improving the health and welfare of laying hens and this unsatisfactory statistic.


EPrint Type:Web product
Keywords:mortality rate, organic laying hens, improving health and welfare of laying hens
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housing and equipment
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Poultry health
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egg layers
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Poultry welfare
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Subjects:"Organics" in general
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > HealthyHens
Deposited By: Holme, Ms. Mette
ID Code:23091
Deposited On:05 Sep 2013 11:16
Last Modified:05 Sep 2013 11:19
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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