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Why Broiler Growers Should Be Concerned about Paw Quality
Broiler growers may be looking at this paw (foot pad) situation all wrong, according to Tom Tabler (Extension Professor), Morgan Farnell (Associate Professor)...
Backyard Chickens in the United States: Survey of Flock Owners
A survey of almost 1,500 owners of backyard poultry flocks in the US reveals information that may contribute to maintaining good biosecurity and improving...
Killing of Spent Laying Hens Using Carbon Dioxide in Poultry Barns
Examining records from Swedish farms over a three-year period, researchers in Sweden found that overall, whole-house killing of spent hens using carbon...
Welfare Quality Parameters Do Not Always Reflect Hen Behaviour
Research at Michigan State University reveals that although the average response of a laying flock may appear consistent across time or treatment, there...
Protect Backyard Birds from Predators
Knowing your enemy is critical if you expect to win the war against predators and protect your backyard poultry flock, according to experts from several...
Drivers for Animal Welfare Policies in Africa
A new study from Lesotho calls for improved understanding of animal welfare in African countries or there could be deleterious effects in future on economic...





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