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Organic free-range management of laying hens

{Tool} Organic free-range management of laying hens. [Biologische Freilandhaltung von Legehennen.] Creator(s): Maurer, Veronika; Bernet, Thomas; Brenninkmeyer, Christine; Früh, Barbara and Quander-Stoll, Nele. Issuing Organisation(s): FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture. (2022)

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Document available online at: https://www.fibl.org/de/shop/1357-legehennen

Summary in the original language of the document

The factsheet addresses all essential aspects of organic free-range production of laying hens in Switzerland - with a special focus on animal welfare. It provides information on husbandry and feeding, measures to protect the animals, breed selection, animal health, profitability and conversion to organic production.

Summary translation

Das Merkblatt geht auf alle wesentlichen Aspekte der biologischen Freilandhaltung von Legehennen in der Schweiz ein - mit einem besonderen Augenmerk auf das Tierwohl. Das Merkblatt informiert über Haltung und Fütterung, Massnahmen zum Schutz der Tiere, Rassenwahl, Tiergesundheit, Wirtschaftlichkeit und die Umstellung auf die Bioproduktion.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Leaflet on the essential aspects of organic free-range laying hens in Switzerland.
What problem does the tool address?:The increasing demand for organically produced eggs reflects the growing need for food produced in an animal-friendly manner and in harmony with nature.
What solution does the tool offer?:In order to integrate the needs of animal health, the requirements of water protection and the expectations of consumers with farm operations and profitability, organic producers must have a good understanding of the animals' needs.
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Keywords:laying hens, animal health, animal welfare
Agrovoc keywords:
laying hens -> layer chickens
animal health
animal welfare
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Poultry
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Poultry
European Union > Organic Farm Knowledge
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/44269, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/40212, https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/38591, https://twitter.com/farm_knowledge/status/1549687432714543111, https://www.facebook.com/organicfarmknowledge/posts/pfbid02sj6tZdx3PaVurFuPHH4tXrGidq8pgxdA9PqNSSx32QsgwNbr5eTqhr2YLUgUXxAql
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Rüger, Madelaine Lea
ID Code:44269
Deposited On:08 Jul 2022 12:12
Last Modified:02 May 2024 10:32
Document Language:German/Deutsch

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