Effect van verdunde praktijkvoeders op de kwaliteit van het verenkleed, gedrag en dierprestaties bij opfok- en leghennen

M.M. van Krimpen, G.P. Binnendijk, J.T.M. van Diepen

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Abstract

Feeding diluted rearing and layer diets, by applying common dilution sources, resulted in increased feeding related behaviour of both rearing and laying hens. These changes in time budgets could contribute to reduced levels of feather pecking behaviour and feather damage in rearing and laying hens.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages36
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.534
ISSN (Print)1570-8616

Keywords

  • poultry farming
  • hens
  • feather pecking
  • animal welfare
  • poultry feeding
  • plumage
  • feed formulation
  • animal behaviour
  • animal production

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