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Keeping free range layers should not be difficult. Over the years Vencomatic invested considerably in the development of equipment for free range birds gaining much experience in both the rearing and laying phases. The birds in the house follow their natural instincts but as the flock manager you are in control of the process. That is what we at Vencomatic call Managing Freedom: the optimum control of freedom of the layers in modern housing systems.

The Classic Nest is an automatic nest with a moveable floor. The moveable floor pushes out birds after period of lay. This prevents broodiness creating a clean nest pad resulting in clean, top quality eggs. The perforated egg belt is used to transport eggs to the front of the house. The welfare friendly design and the materials used create an optimum environment for the hen to lay her eggs.
RED-L stands for Resting, Eating, Drinking and Laying. This second-generation aviary system for layers, with a patented porch design, is accessible on all levels and allows a higher bird density, compared to normal floor housing. Integrated nests and the possibility to train the birds in the system ensures the number of floor eggs is reduced to an absolute minimum. The special design combined with the easy escape possibilities and availability of 100% floor space allows natural bird behaviour and provides good animal welfare.
The Bolegg Terrace is a compact, but complete aviary system for layers which can be placed in adjacent rows in the house. Laying nests, perches, feeding and drinking lines and manure belts are integrated into the system. The special system design allows birds to move up easily. The system allows a higher bird density compared to normal floor housing. With the high quality integrated Vencomatic nests, floor eggs and second quality eggs are reduced to a minimum.
The Bolegg Perfecta system makes it possible to house a higher bird density by increasing useable floor area through the use of tiers. The layout is based on the concept of traditional floor housing which ensures easy management and good results. Manure belts are integrated in the system for periodic manure removal. The system allows integration of feeding and drinking lines, which improves the overview in the house.
Aviary rearing is becoming more important as the number of hens in aviary systems is increasing rapidly. With aviary rearing it is important to teach the young birds to jump. Winching the hanging platforms gradually increases difference between the feeding and drinking levels encouraging the birds to jump from one level to another. The plastic Vencoslat gives optimal foot support to the birds and can easily be hinged at the end of the flock to allow easily cleaning the house.
Aviary rearing system for commercial layers which optimizes the development of pullets destined for transfer to aviary layer production houses. The system is designed around the needs of the young birds as well as the working environment of the poultry farmer. At the start of the rearing cycle birds are housed in the system at an easy controllable level. The birds gradually learn to jump within the system encouraged by slowly increasing the height difference between feed and drinking lines and via winchable platforms.

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