The effect of optimized lighting conditions on feather pecking and production of laying hens

M.A.W. Ruis, B.F.J. Reuvekamp, H. Gunnink, G.P. Binnendijk

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Abstract

Feather pecking is one of the major problems in commercially kept laying hens. The current research considers the relevance of colour of light in the feather pecking problem.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages25
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
No.335

Keywords

  • feather pecking
  • animal welfare
  • poultry farming
  • poultry
  • light
  • animal health

Cite this

Ruis, M. A. W., Reuvekamp, B. F. J., Gunnink, H., & Binnendijk, G. P. (2010). The effect of optimized lighting conditions on feather pecking and production of laying hens. (Report / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; No. 335). Wageningen UR Livestock Research. https://edepot.wur.nl/137033