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Scientists improve health and welfare of organic laying hens

Hansen, Janne (2012) Scientists improve health and welfare of organic laying hens. . Online at http://dca.au.dk/en/current-news/news/show/artikel/scientists-improve-health-and-welfare-of-organic-laying-hens/, accessed on: 6 September 2013.

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Document available online at: http://dca.au.dk/en/current-news/news/show/artikel/scientists-improve-health-and-welfare-of-organic-laying-hens/


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 dissatisfactory statistic.

EPrint Type:Web product
Subjects:"Organics" in general
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Denmark
European Union > CORE Organic II > HealthyHens
Deposited By: Holme, Ms. Mette
ID Code:23113
Deposited On:19 Sep 2013 16:19
Last Modified:19 Sep 2013 16:19
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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