Maatregelen ter vermindering van fijnstofemissie uit de pluimveehouderij: gescheiden bedekte strooiselruimten bij legkippen = Measures to reduce fine dust emission from poultry houses: separated covered floor bedding for laying hens

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In this study it was investigated whether covered bedding areas are able to reduce dust emissions from laying hens. The study shows that laying hens in an aviary system preferred dust bath behaviour under the tiers. Also in deep litter houses the number of hens that displays dust bath behaviour on the covered bedding area is probably not sufficient to give a relevant reduction of dust emissions. Further research on this principle is not recommended.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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NameRapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research


  • poultry industry
  • poultry farming
  • casing
  • poultry housing
  • fowls
  • chicken housing
  • emission
  • reduction
  • litter (plant)
  • air quality
  • particulate matter
  • measures

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