Chickens

Can Changes in Housing Conditions Reduce the Incidence of Feather-pecking in Laying Hens?

Author
Ling, Monika
Published
2009
vein Essay ID
3138
Essay Description
Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2009
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Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare.

Feather pecking in laying hens

Author
Crowter, Philippa
Published
2007
vein Essay ID
2864
Essay Description
Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at ways in which diet, stocking density, flock size, management and other factors combine in the development of feather pecking in laying hens.
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Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at ways in which diet, stocking density, flock size, management and other factors combine in the development of feather pecking in laying hens.

Beak Trimming in Chickens: a welfare cost or benefit?

Author
Wallace, Jessica
Published
2007
vein Essay ID
2862
Essay Description
Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at chicken welfare and the practice of beak trimming. Examines alternative methods to reduce the pain of beak trimming.
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Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at chicken welfare and the practice of beak trimming. Examines alternative methods to reduce the pain of beak trimming.