Research Examines Impact of Stocking Density in Enriched Colony Cages

Researchers at Michigan State University found minimal differences in measures of production and well-being at the various stocking densities, from 464 to 929 square centimetres per bird during the period of 17 to 69 weeks of age, and suggest that future research should focus to determine at which point stocking density provides a significant impact on feathering.
calendar icon 20 June 2014
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