Fractures

The Effect of Keel Bone Fractures on the Welfare of Free-range Laying Hens and an Alteration in the Belief that Providing Aerial Perches Increases the Risk of these Fractures

Author: 
Stone, Holy
Published: 
2013
Essay Description: 
Examines the effect of aerial perches on keel bone fractures in laying hens. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2013
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Are keel bone fractures a growing problem for the layer-hen industry?

Discusses the skeletal health of layer hens, using keel bone fractures as an indicator.

Author: 
Niall, Richard
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3292
Essay Description: 
Discusses the skeletal health of layer hens, using keel bone fractures as an indicator.
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