Poultry

A life of luxury? The welfare of laying-hens in furnished-cages

Animal Welfare essay - providing improved housing for laying hens.

Author: 
Leong, Matthew
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3198
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Animal Welfare essay - providing improved housing for laying hens.
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Environmental enrichment and its applications in broiler welfare

Animal Welfare essay - broiler welfare and environmetnal enrichment.

Author: 
Maguire, Patrick
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3197
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay - broiler welfare and environmetnal enrichment.
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Improving the housing of laying hens to enhance welfare

Animal Welfare essay - improving housing to enhance welfare of laying hens.

Author: 
Morton, Briar
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
3196
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay - improving housing to enhance welfare of laying hens.
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Can Changes in Housing Conditions Reduce the Incidence of Feather-pecking in Laying Hens?

Looks at current research that suggests that feather pecking in laying hens can be reduced through changes in housing conditions to improve hen welfare.

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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Leg problems in broilers

Highlights the causes of leg problems in broilers and the welfare implications.

Author: 
Iskandar, IY
Published: 
2002
vein Essay ID: 
3102
Essay Description: 
Highlights the causes of leg problems in broilers and the welfare implications.
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Welfare issues associated with beak trimming in poultry

Explores whether beak trimming is the best means to reducing feather pecking and cannabilism in farmed poultry.

Author: 
Hughes, Jesse
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
3100
Essay Description: 
Explores whether beak trimming is the best means to reducing feather pecking and cannabilism in farmed poultry.
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Feather pecking in laying hens

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.

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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Developments in the welfare of laying hens in caged and non-caged systems

Animal Welfare Essay: Developments in the welfare of laying hens in caged and non-caged systems

Author: 
Deall, David
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2858
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare Essay: Developments in the welfare of laying hens in caged and non-caged systems
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Beak Trimming in Chickens: a welfare cost or benefit?

Animal Welfare Essay: Looks at chicken welfare and the practice of beak trimming. Examines alternative methods to reduce the pain of beak trimming.

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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Improving the welfare of poultry during stunning and slaughter

Examines possible changes to the current stunning methods to improve the welfare of broiler chickens at slaughter.

Author: 
Cohn-Urbach, Margaret
Published: 
2007
vein Essay ID: 
2863
Essay Description: 
Examines possible changes to the current stunning methods to improve the welfare of broiler chickens at slaughter.
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