The welfare of egg-producing chook is a subject of significant difficulty to the chook and to researchers in utilized animal habit. it's also topic to elevated laws. matters resembling battery cages, house standards, entry to sunlight and “free-range” eggs have attracted public curiosity.
This booklet brings jointly edited papers from the twenty seventh chook technology Symposium of the World’s chicken technology organization (UK Branch), held in Bristol in July 2003. issues lined contain: welfare matters, notion and cognition, habit, future health and ailments, stockmanship and the surroundings, dealing with, slaughter and shipping, and views of customers and producers.
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