Effect van het aanbieden van strooisel in de vroege opfokperiode op het ontwikkelen van verenpikken bij leghennen = Effect of substrate during early rearing of laying hens on the development of feather pecking behaviour

I.C. de Jong, H. Gunnink, J.M. Rommers, T.G.C.M. van Niekerk

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Abstract

In this report the possible preventive effect of substrate during early rearing of laying hens on the development of feather pecking at a later age is described.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.333
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

Keywords

  • poultry farming
  • hens
  • chicken housing
  • litter (plant)
  • animal behaviour
  • feather pecking
  • animal welfare

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