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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Europe’s Population Set to Decline
Europe is the only global region where a decline in the human population has been occurring since year 2000 and the trend is forecast to continue. As industry...
Welfare and Performance in Layers Following Temporary Exclusion from the Litter Area on Introduction to Layer Facility
Temporary exclusion from the litter area on introducing pullets to the laying facility had no adverse impacts on the welfare of the birds and even improved...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Europe Dominates World Egg Trade
As a region, Europe accounts for most of the global trade in eggs and egg products, explains industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Risk Factors for Development of Vent Pecking and Cannibalism in Free-range and Organic Laying Hens
A new study from the University of Bristol confirms the link between severe feather pecking and vent pecking or cannibalism and identifies some management...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Slow Growth for European Egg Sector
Europe's share of global egg production is falling, according to industry analyst, Terry Evans. The ban on conventional battery cages for laying hens in...
Effects of Housing System on the Costs of Commercial Egg Production
Recent research at the University of California-Davis shows that, compared to conventional battery cages, a dozen eggs cost 13 per cent more to produce...





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