Effect van omgevingstemperatuur, kwaliteit verenkleed en huisvestingssysteem op energieverbruik en dierprestaties bij leghennen = Effect of ambient temperature, plumage condition, and housing system on energy partitioning and performance in laying hens

M.M. van Krimpen, G.P. Binnendijk, I. van den Anker, M.J.W. Heetkamp, R.P. Kwakkel, H. van den Brand

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Despite rather extreme differences between treatments, rate of lay, egg weight and egg mass were not affected, indicating the adaptive capacity of laying hens to a broad range of environmental conditions.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • poultry farming
  • hens
  • egg production
  • chicken housing
  • stall climate
  • body condition
  • feed intake
  • animal welfare
  • animal production

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