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Monique Bestman

Monique W. P. Bestman MSc

Researcher Animal Health & Welfare

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Publication(s) by Bestman
Articles in scientific journals (13)
Proceedings etc. (33)
Brochures, books & reports (35)
Specialist journal articles, leaflets, newsletters, etc (71)

Scientific publications

Feather-pecking and injurious pecking in organic laying hens in 107 flocks from eight European countries
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer, F. Smajlhodzic, J. Heerkens, L. Hinrichsen, C. Brenninkmeyer, V. Ferrante, A. Willett and S. Gunnarsson. 2017. Feather-pecking and injurious pecking in organic laying hens in 107 flocks from eight European countries. Animal Welfare. 26:355-363.
DOI: 10.7120/09627286.26.3.355
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Presence of avian influenza risk birds in and around poultry free-range areas in relation to range vegetation and openness of surrounding landscape
Bestman, M.W.P., W. de Jong, J. Wagenaar and T. Weerts. 2017. Presence of avian influenza risk birds in and around poultry free-range areas in relation to range vegetation and openness of surrounding landscape. Agroforest Syst.
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How to fulfill EU requirements to feed organic laying hens 100% organic ingredients.
Krimpen, M. van, F. Leenstra, V. Maurer and M.W.P. Bestman. 2016. How to fulfill EU requirements to feed organic laying hens 100% organic ingredients. The journal of applied poultry research. 25(1):129-138.
DOI: 10.3382/japr/pfv048
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Health and Welfare in Dutch Organic Laying Hens
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2014. Health and Welfare in Dutch Organic Laying Hens. Animals. 4(2):374-390.
DOI: 10.3390/ani4020374
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Laying hen performance in different production systems; why do they differ and how to close the gap? Results of discussions with groups of farmers in The Netherlands, Switzerland and France, benchmarking and model ds, Switzerland and France, benchmar
Leenstra, F., V. Maurer, F. Galea, M.W.P. Bestman, Z. Amsler-Kepalaite, J. Visscher, I. Vermeij and M. van Krimpen. 2014. Laying hen performance in different production systems; why do they differ and how to close the gap? Results of discussions with groups of farmers in The Netherlands, Switzerland and France, benchmarking and model ds, Switzerland and France, benchmar. Journal European Poultry Science. 78(201).
DOI: 10.1399/eps.2014.53
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The prevention and control of feather pecking: application to commercial systems
Nicol, C.J., M.W.P. Bestman, A. Gilani, M. de Haas, I.C. Jong, S. Lambton, J. Wagenaar, C.A. Weeks and T.B. Rodenburg. 2013. The prevention and control of feather pecking: application to commercial systems. World's Poultry Science Journal. 69:775-787.
DOI: 10.1017/S0043933913000809
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The prevention and control of feather pecking in laying hens: identifying the underlying principles
Rodenburg, T.B., M. van Krimpen, I.C. Jong, E.N. de Haas, M.S. Kops, B.J. Rietstra, R.E. Nordquist, J. Wagenaar, M.W.P. Bestman and C.J. Nicol. 2013. The prevention and control of feather pecking in laying hens: identifying the underlying principles. World's Poultry Science Journal. 69:361-373.
DOI: 10.1017/S0043933913000354
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Performance of commercial laying hen genotypes on free range and organic farms in Switzerland, France and The Netherlands
Leenstra, F., V. Maurer, M.W.P. Bestman, F. van Sambeek, E. Zeltner, B. Reuvekamp, F. Galea and T. van Niekerk. 2012. Performance of commercial laying hen genotypes on free range and organic farms in Switzerland, France and The Netherlands. British Poultry Science. 53(3):282-290.
DOI: 10.1080/00071668.2012.703774
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Bestman, M.W.P., P. Koene and J. Wagenaar. 2009. Influence of farm factors on the occurrence of feather pecking in organic reared hens and their predictability for feather pecking in the laying period. Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 121:120-125.
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Napel, J. ten, F. Bianchi and M.W.P. Bestman. 2006. Utilising intrinsic robustness in agricultural production systems. TransForum Working Papers. , p. 32-53.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2005. Alleen voor bosbewoners. Een uitloop waar watervogels wegblijven. Pluimveehouderij. , p. 14-15.
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Bestman, M.W.P., C. hardenberg, L. der Kinderen, D. Kuunders and W. Lasthuis. 2005. Zomerblond. Het raadsel van de witte eieren bij uitloopkippen. Pluimveehouderij. , p. 19-19.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2003. Farm level factors associated with feather pecking in organic laying hens. Livestock Production Science. 80:133-140.
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Proceedings etc.

Feather pecking and cannibalism in 107 organic laying hen flocks in 8 European countries
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer, F. Smajlhodzic, J. Heerkens, L. Hinrichsen, C. Brenninkmeyer, V. Ferrante, A. Willett and S. Gunnarsson. 2016. Feather pecking and cannibalism in 107 organic laying hen flocks in 8 European countries. p. 48. In: 16th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animal. Wageningen. 20-23 June.
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Predation of free range laying hens.
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Ouwejan. 2016. Predation of free range laying hens. p. 283. In: 50th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology. Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 12-15th July.
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Quality of apple trees and apples in poultry free range areas
Timmermans, B.G.H. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2016. Quality of apple trees and apples in poultry free range areas. p. 420-423. In: 3rd European Agroforestry Conference 2016. Montpellier, France. 23-25 mei.
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Goats choose to eat trees when having free choice
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Stoffelsma, C. Verwer and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2014. Goats choose to eat trees when having free choice. p. 250-251. In: 2nd European Agroforestry Conference. Cottbus, Germany. 4-6 June.
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Introducing trees in dairy and poultry farms
Bestman, M.W.P., N.J.M. van Eekeren, B. Luske, M. Vonk, E. Anssems, M. Boosten and M. van Bree. 2014. Introducing trees in dairy and poultry farms: Experiences dairy and poultry farmers’ networks in The Netherlands. In: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014. Istanbul, Turkey. 13-15 oktober 2014.
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Farm based breeding of dual purpose poultry
Nauta, W.J., G. Slingenbergh, W. Vredevoogd, J. Wagenaar and M.W.P. Bestman. 2014. Farm based breeding of dual purpose poultry: Experiences from a biodynamic poultry farm in The Netherlands. In: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014. Istanbul, Turkey. 13-15 oktober 2014.
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Body condition in different genotypes in organic and free range egg production
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer, V. Maurer, Z. Kepalaite, T. van Niekerk, B. Reuvekamp, F. Leenstra and F. van Sambeek. 2013. Body condition in different genotypes in organic and free range egg production. In: Poultry Welfare. Uppsala, Sweden. 17-20 juni 2013.
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Introducing trees in dutch dairy and poultry farms
Bestman, M.W.P. and N.J.M. van Eekeren. 2013. Introducing trees in dutch dairy and poultry farms. In: NJF Seminar 461. Bredsten, Denmark. 21-23 August 2013.
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From science to eduction for safeguarding poultry welfare
Ruis, M. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2013. From science to eduction for safeguarding poultry welfare. In: Poultry Welfare. Uppsala, Sweden. 17-20 June 2013.
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Performance of commercial laying hen genotypes on free range and organic farms in Switzerland, France and The Netherlands
Bestman, M.W.P., F. Leenstra, V. Maurer, F. van Sambeek, E. Zeltner, B. Reuvekamp, Z. Amsler-Kepalaite, F. Gaela and T. van Niekerk. 2012. Performance of commercial laying hen genotypes on free range and organic farms in Switzerland, France and The Netherlands. In: 2nd Organic Animal Husbandry Conference. Hamburg/Trenthorst, Germany. Sep 12-14, 2012.
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Health and welfare in organic laying hens in The Netherlands
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2012. Health and welfare in organic laying hens in The Netherlands. p. 156-158. In: 2nd Organic Animal Husbandry Conference. Hamburg/Trenthorst, Germany. Sep 12-14, 2012.
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Agroforestry as the answer to some trouble with free range chickens
Bestman, M.W.P., N.J.M. van Eekeren and J. Wagenaar. 2012. Agroforestry as the answer to some trouble with free range chickens. In: European agroforestry Conference - Priorities for European Agroforestry. Brussels. October 9-10, 2012.
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Farmersandclimate.nl - a farmers network to reduce GHG emissions from farming
Wijnands, F., P. van Asperen, H. Ellen, M.W.P. Bestman and W. Buiter. 2012. Farmersandclimate.nl - a farmers network to reduce GHG emissions from farming. In: The European innovation partnership on agricultural productivity and sustainability - priorities and delivery mechanisms. Brussels. 19 november 2012.
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Low Input Breeds: search for the ideal laying hens for organic and free range systems (presentation)
Leenstra, F., V. Maurer, M.W.P. Bestman, E. Zeltner, T. van Niekerk and F. van Sambeek. 2011. Low Input Breeds: search for the ideal laying hens for organic and free range systems (presentation). In: Edinburgh. 7th Poultry Breeders Roundtable. 5-7 October 2011.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2006. Feather pecking in organic rearing hens. In: Joint Organic Congress. Odense, Denmark. 30-31 May 2006.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2006. Welfare of organic laying hens. In: the 1st IFOAM International Conference on Animals in Organic Production. Minnesota, USA. 23-25 August.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and V. Maurer. 2006. Health and welfare in organic poultry in Europe: state of the art and future challenges. In: Joint Organic Congress. Odense, Denmark. 30-31 May 2006.
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Wagenaar, J. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2006. Towards animal oriented rearing methods in organic production systems. In: International Training and Exchange workshop, QLIF project. Driebergen. 20-22 February 2006.
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Iepema, G., J. Wagenaar and M.W.P. Bestman. 2006. Parasitic worms in organic laying hens. p. 518-519. In: European joint organic congress: Organic Farming and European rural development. Odense/DK. 30-31 May 2006.
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Wagenaar, J., J. Langhout and M.W.P. Bestman. 2006. Potential of suckling systems in calf rearing in organic dairy farming in The Netherlands: practical implementation and liveweight development. In: 1 st IFOAM International conference on animals in organic production. Minnesota,USA. 23-23 August 2006.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2005. Welfare of outdoor poultry and strategies to keep them healthy. In: Should hens be kept outside? Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2005. Stimulating health in organic laying hens. In: Congress on Quality of Low Input Food. Newcastle, United Kingdom. 6-9 January 2005.
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Bestman, M.W.P., U. Prins and J. Wagenaar. 2005. Ökologisches Nährstoffmanagement und artgerechte Geflügelhaltung – ist der Anbau eines Bewuchses die Lösung? In: Bioland Geflügelseminar. Sachsen, Deutschland. 7-9 maart 2005.
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Iepema, G., J. Wagenaar and M.W.P. Bestman. 2005. Incidence of Ascaridia galli in organic laying hens. In: Should hens be kept outside? Nijmegen. 18-22 april 2005.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2003. Betriebsmanagement verhindert Federpicken - Erfahrungen aus den Niederlanden: 7 Internationale Geflügeltagung 18-20 Februar, Loccum, Deutschland. In: 7 Internationale Geflügeltagung. Loccum, Germany. 18-20 Februari 2003.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2003. Optimierung der Auslaufnutzung. In: 6th Bioland Geflügelseminar. Nottwill, Switserland. 4-6 maart.
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Bestman, M.W.P., J. Wagenaar and T. Baars. 2003. Welfare assessment of organic poultry. Comparison between Animal Needs Index and feather pecking damage. In: 2nd International Workshop 'Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level'. Bristol, UK. 4-6 September.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2002. Guiding use of outdoor run in poultry. In: IFOAM 2002.
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Bestman, M.W.P., J. Wagenaar and W.J. Nauta. 2002. Shelter in poultry outdoor runs: Posterpresentatie IFOAM 2002, Victoria, Canada. In: 14th IFOAM Organic World Congress. Victoria, Canada. 21-24 August 2002.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2001. Je mehr Hühner im Auslauf, desto weniger Federpicken. In: 5th Bioland Geflugelseminar. Germany. March 2001.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2000. The role of management and housing in the prevention of feather pecking in laying hens. In: Third NAHWOA workshop. Clermont-Ferrand. 21-24 October 2000.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2000. Welfare of beaked laying hens. In: 13th IFOAM Scientific Conference. Basel, Switserland. August 2000.
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Bestman, M.W.P., M. Beukenkamp and T. Baars. 1999. Partner farms: a participatory approach to collaboration between specialised organic farms. In: workshop Designing and Testing Crop Rotation for Organic Farming. Borris Agricultural School. 14-16 june 1999.
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Brochures, books & reports


Kwaliteit van appelbomen en appels in kippenuitlopen. Groeiseizoen 2016
Timmermans, B.G.H. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2017. Quality of apple trees and apples in poultry free range areas - results season 2016. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-031 LbP. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 26 p.
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Uitval van bedrijfsmatig gehouden kippen door toedoen van roofvogels
Bestman, M.W.P. 2016. Mortality of free range poultry due to predation. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-005 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 58 p.
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Wilde vogels in en bij kippenuitlopen in relatie tot beplanting en landschap
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2016. Wild birds in poultry free range areas in relation to woody vegetation and landscape. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. 2015-041 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 39 p.
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Geschiktheid van de Kringloopwijzer als beleidsinstrument - expert judgement
Bestman, M.W.P. and J.W. Erisman. 2016. Geschiktheid van de Kringloopwijzer als beleidsinstrument - expert judgement. Rep. 2015-052 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 33 p.
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Kwaliteit van appelbomen en appels in kippenuitlopen
Timmermans, B.G.H. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2016. Quality of apple trees and apples grown in outdoor ranges for chickens: growing season 2015. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-008 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 24 p.
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Rode klaver als kippenvoer
Wit, J. de, M.W.P. Bestman and H. Corten. 2016. Red clover as poultry feed: research results 2015/2016. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2016-033 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 18 p.
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Bomen voor Buitenkippen
Bestman, M.W.P. 2015. Trees for chickens. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 24 p.
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Geiten in de Leemkuilen
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer and M. Stoffelsma. 2015. Goats in the Leemkuilen nature area: effects on vegetation and animal health. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2015-038 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 25 p.
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蛋鸡的信号 (Poultry signals, laying hens. A practical guide for layer focused management - in Chinese)
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans, K. van Middelkoop, W. Steenhuisen, T. Peters and P. te Winkel. 2012. Poultry signals, laying hens. A practical guide for layer focused management. (In .). Roodbont, Zutphen. 120 p.
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Poultry signals, laying hens. A practical guide for layer focused management.
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans, K. van Middelkoop, W. Steenhuisen, T. Peters and P. te Winkel. 2012. Poultry signals, laying hens. A practical guide for layer focused management. Roodbont, Zutphen. 120 p.
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Verlagen van uitval bij leghennen
Niekerk, T. van, M.W.P. Bestman, J. Wagenaar and B. Reuvekamp. 2012. Reducing laying hen drop-outs. (In Dutch.). Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Lelystad. 48 p.
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De moederloze veestapel
Verwer, C. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2012. A motherless herd. (In Dutch.). Rep. 2012-004 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 42 p.
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Biologisch Ondernemen Legpluimvee
Wagenaar, J., L. Janmaat, M.W.P. Bestman, F. Leenstra, M. van Krimpen, C. Verwer, M. Groot, T. van Asseldonk and R. Paardekooper. 2012. Organic business: poultry. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 28 p.
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Weren van roofvogels uit de kippenuitloop
Bestman, M.W.P. and D.W. van Liere. 2011. Predation in free range poultry. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. 2011-004 LbD. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 33 p.
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Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans and K. van Middelkoop. 2011. Kipsignalen (herdruk). 112 p.
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Signali domasjni ptitsi / Сигналы домашнiей птицы.
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans and K. van Middelkoop. 2011. Poultry Signals: a practical guide for poultry-oriented management. (In Russian.). Roodbont, Zutphen. 112 p.
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Signes de poules
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans and K. van Middelkoop. 2011. Signes de poules. Roodbont, Zutphen. 112 p.
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Van kuiken tot kip
Niekerk, T. van, B. Reuvekamp, M.W.P. Bestman and J. Wagenaar. 2011. From chick to chicken. (In Dutch.). Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Lelystad. 35 p.
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Poultry Signals: a practical guide for poultry-oriented management
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans and K. van Middelkoop. 2010. Poultry Signals: a practical guide for poultry-oriented management. Roodbond, Zutphen.
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Hühnersignale
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, K. van Middelkoop and J. Heijmans. 2010. Hühnersignale: Praxisleitfaden für eine tiergerechte Hühnerhaltung. Roodbont, Zutphen. 112 p.
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Segnali dal pollo: Guida pratica per l'allevamento avicolo
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, K. van Middelkoop and J. Heijmans. 2010. Segnali dal pollo: Guida pratica per l'allevamento avicolo. Roodbond, Zutphen. 112 p.
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Biologische leghennen: gezond, gezonder, gezondst
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2009. Organic laying hens: healthy, healthier, healthiest. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. LD17. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 65 p.
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Kipsignalen
Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, K. van Middelkoop and J. Heijmans. 2009. Kipsignalen: Praktijkgids voor diergericht pluimvee houden. Roodbont, Zutphen. 112 p.
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Kippenuitloop Gezond en Groen
Bestman, M.W.P., R.B. Loefs, H. de Vries and G.J.H.M. van der Burgt. 2009. Kippenuitloop Gezond en Groen: Inspiratie en ideeën voor ontwerp en uitvoering. Rep. LV74. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 21 p.
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Mineralenbelasting van de kippenuitloop
Burgt, G.J.H.M. van der and M.W.P. Bestman. 2009. Minerals in chicken outdoor run. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. LV76. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 36 p.
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Opfok van biologische leghennen in verschillende Europese landen
Bestman, M.W.P. 2008. Organic rearing of hens in different European countries. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 26 p.
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Smolders, G., M.W.P. Bestman and I. Eijck. 2007. Vision health and welfare organic farm animals. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. rapport 55. Aninal Science Group (wur), Wageningen. 40 p.
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Elever les poules en agriculture biologique
Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Elever les poules en agriculture biologique. 77 p.
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Vries, A. de, M.W.P. Bestman and J. Wagenaar. 2006. Gebruik van kruiden bij de opfok van biggen. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 26 p.
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Iepema, G., J. Wagenaar and M.W.P. Bestman. 2005. Parasitaire wormen bij biologische leghennen: Onderzoek naar het voorkomen van maagdarmwormen. 2 p.
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Zelfmedicatie door varkens in de biologische veehouderij. Deskstudie naar een nieuw concept voor diergezondheidszorg. Ideeën voor praktijk en onderzoek
Bestman, M.W.P., T. Baars and W.J.M. Cuijpers. 2003. Zelfmedicatie door varkens in de biologische veehouderij. Deskstudie naar een nieuw concept voor diergezondheidszorg. Ideeën voor praktijk en onderzoek. Rep. LV50. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P., W.J.M. Cuijpers and T. Baars. 2003. Self-medication by pigs in organic livestock farming: Summary of the dutch publication LV50. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 2 p.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2002. Kippen houden zonder verenpikken. De biologische legpluimveehouderij als uitgangspunt. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 100 p.
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Bloksma, J.R., U. Prins, J. de Wit, M.W.P. Bestman and H. Helsen. 2002. Does coöperation between fruit growing and livestock farming deliver added value? (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Rep. LF69. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 16 p.
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Bestman, M.W.P., H. Altena, L. Ellinger and H. Vermeer. 2001. Inventarisatie van 10 bedrijven met biologische varkens. Rep. LV44. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Specialist journal articles, newsletters, etc


Schade door roofvogels bij uitloopkippen
Bestman, M.W.P. 2017. Schade door roofvogels bij uitloopkippen. Pluimveehouderij. 47e jaargang(4 mei):22-23.
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Resultaten onderzoek bio ook interessant voor gangbaar
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer and J. Heerkens. 2016. Results of organic poultry study also relevant for conventional poultry systems. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 46:22-24.
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Wilde vogels in de kippenuitloop
Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2016. Wild birds in outdoor chicken ranges. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 46:30-31.
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Fruitteelt in de kippenuitloop: zelf doen, uitbesteden of samenwerken
Bestman, M.W.P., A. Manintveld and J.R. Bloksma. 2015. Fruit production in outdoor chicken ranges: do-it-yourself, contract a specialist, or collaborate. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 45:22-24.
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Diergezondheid en welzijn van biologische leghennen. Aanbevelingen naar aanleiding van Europees onderzoek Healthy Hens.
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer, C. Brenninkmeyer, U. Knierim, J.T. Soerensen, L. Hinrichsen, A. Willett, K. Niebuhr, F. Smajlhodzic, P. Errari, V. Ferrante, S. Gunnarsson, F. Tuyttens and J. Heerkens. 2015. Promoting health and welfare in organic laying hens. Recommendations based on the European research project HealthyHens. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 9 p.
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Promoting good health and welfare in organic laying hens
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer, C. Brenninkmeyer, U. Knierim, J.T. Soerensen, L. Hinrichsen, A. Willett, K. Niebuhr, F. Smajlhodzic, P. Errari, V. Ferrante, S. Gunnarsson, F. Tuyttens and J. Heerkens. 2015. Promoting good health and welfare in organic laying hens: Recommendations to ensure hen health and welfare in organic husbandry. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen. 9 p.
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Kip in 't fruit, boom in de uitloop
Bestman, M.W.P., J.R. Bloksma and A. Manintveld. 2015. Opportunities for collaboration between fruit growers and poultry farmers. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. juli/augustus 2015, p. 24-26.
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KAT kijkt strenger
Bestman, M.W.P. 2014. KAT's requirements for outdoor range areas are stricter. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 44:24-25.
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Walnoten in de uitloop
Bestman, M.W.P. and A. Oosterbaan. 2014. Walnut trees in outdoor ranges. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Pluimveehouderij. 44:26-27.
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Algen in kippenvoer
Bestman, M.W.P. and C. Verwer. 2014. Algae in chicken feed. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 28 februari 2014, p. 24-25.
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Agroforestry, hype of duurzaam perspectief?
Bestman, M.W.P. and L. Janmaat. 2014. Agroforestry, hype or sustainable prospect? Research shows that agroforestry is useful, but is it also profitable? (In Dutch.). Ekoland. Juli/augustus, p. 22-23.
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In grasland meeste risico
Bestman, M.W.P. and T. Vogel. 2014. AI risk greatest in outdoor range areas with grasses. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 44:30-31.
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Zo doen de Denen het
Dokter, B. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2014. Poultry farming the Danish way. (In Dutch, with English abstract.). Pluimveehouderij. 44:28-29.
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Biovermeerdering in de lift
Bestman, M.W.P. 2013. Organic poultry breeding on the rise. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 31 mei, p. 15.
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Broer van de hen afmesten
Bestman, M.W.P. 2013. Fattening the brother of the laying hen. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 43:12.
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In alle rust.
Bestman, M.W.P. 2013. In peace. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 18 oktober 2013, p. 30-31.
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Pluimvee en boomgaard in symbiose
Bestman, M.W.P. 2013. Symbiosis between poultry and orchard. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. mei 2013, p. 12-13.
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Veren tussen het fruit
Bestman, M.W.P. 2013. Feathers between the fruit. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 18 januari 2013, p. 22-23.
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Gelijkspel
Bestman, M.W.P., C. Verwer, F. Leenstra, T. van Niekerk and B. Reuvekamp. 2013. Feather pecking damage the same in organic and free range hens. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 16 augustus, p. 29.
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Buitenlust
Bestman, M.W.P. and M. Boosten. 2013. Pleasure Outside. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 6 september 2013, p. 26-27.
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Database in de maak
Niekerk, T. van, B. Reuvekamp and M.W.P. Bestman. 2013. Developing a new database. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 8 februari 2013, p. 26-27.
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The ideal hen for organic and free range systems
Maurer, V., Z. Amsler-Kepalaite, E. Zeltner, F. Leenstra, T. van Niekerk, B. Reuvekamp, M.W.P. Bestman, C. Verwer, F. van Sambeek and F. Galea. 2013. The ideal hen for organic and free range systems. In: Annual meeting of the Swiss Association for Animal Production. IAG Posieux.
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Toename bedrijfsrisico...   leer anders te denken
Eekeren, N.J.M. van and M.W.P. Bestman. 2012. Increase in business risks.. learn to think differently. (In Dutch.). V-focus. december 2012, p. 36-37.
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Samenvatting van Kuiken naar Kip
Bestman, M.W.P. 2011. Summary ‘From Chick to Hen’: Feather-pecking in laying hens. (In Dutch.). Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Moeilijk te verjagen
Bestman, M.W.P. and D.W. van Liere. 2011. Difficult to get rid of. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 25 november 2011, p. 26-28.
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Vrije uitloopkippen vaak ten prooi aan roofvogels
Bestman, M.W.P. and D.W. van Liere. 2011. Free-range chicken often victim of birds of prey. (In Dutch.). De Aanjager. april 2011, p. 5.
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De ideale biologische leghen
Leenstra, F., T. van Niekerk, M.W.P. Bestman and B. Reuvekamp. 2011. The ideal organic laying hen. (In Dutch.). Poster Biovak 2011, Zwolle. 1 p.
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Juiste kip voor uitloop
Niekerk, T. van, B. Reuvekamp and M.W.P. Bestman. 2011. The right hen for outdoor ranges. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 11 februari 2011, p. 26-27.
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Een stevige optimist
Leenstra, F., T. van Niekerk, B. Reuvekamp and M.W.P. Bestman. 2011. A robust optimist. (In Dutch.). Pluimveehouderij. 4 maart 2011, p. 22-23.
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Auf der Suche nach der besten Freilandhenne: Erste Resultate des EU-Projektes «LowInputBreeds» bei Bio-/Freilandhennen
Maurer, V., E. Zeltner, A. Zivile, T. van Niekerk, F. Leenstra, B. Reuvekamp and M.W.P. Bestman. 2011. Auf der Suche nach der besten Freilandhenne: Erste Resultate des EU-Projektes «LowInputBreeds» bei Bio-/Freilandhennen. Schweizerische Geflügelzeitung. 2/11, p. 17-19.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2010. Blakend in de buitenlucht. De pluimveehouderij. 2010-2, p. 26-27.
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Afname van uitval en verenpikken bij biologische legkippen
Bestman, M.W.P. 2008. Afname van uitval en verenpikken bij biologische legkippen. BioKennis nieuwsflits.
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Verschillen in de opfok van biologische leghennen tussen Europese landen
Bestman, M.W.P. 2008. Verschillen in de opfok van biologische leghennen tussen Europese landen.
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Verslag internationaal Bioland Pluimveesymposium
Bestman, M.W.P. 2008. Verslag internationaal Bioland Pluimveesymposium.
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Kippenmest in de uitloop: maatregelen nodig
Burgt, G.J.H.M. van der and M.W.P. Bestman. 2008. Kippenmest in de uitloop: maatregelen nodig.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Biologische pluimveehouderij: Berichten vanuit het onderzoek; nieuwsbrief van WUR en LBI inclusief bijlagen. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Deense "stable schools"
Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Deense "stable schools". Vlugschrift Veehouderij #162. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Invloed van muziek op welzijn. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #Vlugtschrift Veehouderij. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Onderzoek aan 30 koppels wijst uit: verenpikken bij opfokhennen onderschat. Pluimveehouderij. , p. 8-9.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Verenpikken bij opfokhennen: Jong geleerd is oud gedaan. Ekoland. , p. 40-41.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2006. Verenpikken bij opfokhennen onderschat. Pluimveehouderij. 36:8-9.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2006. Die Besatzdichte ist ein Risikofaktor für Federpicken: Junghennenaufzucht in den Niederlanden. DGS Magazin. woche 22/2006, p. 45-48.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2006. Kamkleur, verenkleed en gewicht geven gezondheid kippen aan: Gezondheidstoestand is het best te beoordelen met directe waarnemingen. Ekoland. , p. 22-23.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2006. Kamkleur, verenkleed en gewicht zijn de beste indicatoren.: Gemakkelijk en toch goed de gezondheid beoordelen. Pluimveehouderij. , p. 14-15.
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Bestman, M.W.P., J. Wagenaar and G. Smolders. 2006. Weerstand verhogen noodzaak,maar nog moeilijk te meten: Ambities diergezondheid biologische veehouderij niet gehaald. Ekoland. , p. 22-23.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2005. Biologische legkippenouderdieren lopen in Zwitserland gewoon buiten – een voorbeeld voor Nederland?
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2005. Biologische pluimveehouderij in Zwitserland. Ook de ouders lopen buiten. Pluimveehouderij. , p. 19-19.
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Bestman, M.W.P., C. hardenberg, L. der Kinderen, D. Kuunders and W. Lasthuis. 2005. Op veilige bodem. Onderzoek bodem: ziekmakend en helend effect. Pluimveehouderij. , p. 16-17.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and C. Keppler. 2005. Jong geleerd is oud gedaan. Opfokken van leghennen voor alternatieve systemen.
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Langhout, J. and M.W.P. Bestman. 2005. Zelfmedicatie en fytotherapie bij varkens. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #142. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2004. Hogere productie door gescheiden aanbieden van gras en klaver. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #127. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2004. Spenen van kalveren in twee stappen diervriendelijker. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #128. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2004. Wat onderzoeken internationale gedragsonderzoekers aan melkkoeien? Vlugschrift Veehouderij #119. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2003. Betriebsmanagement verhindert Federpicken - Erfahrungen aus den Niederlanden.: Berater-Rundbrief 3/2003. Stiftung Ökologie & Landbau, 17:19. Berater-Rundbrief. Stiftung Ökologie & Landbau, Bad Dürkheim, Germany.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2003. Biodynamic poultry breeding in the Netherlands. In Vaarst, M. (ed.) Animal health and welfare in organic animal husbandry.
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Bestman, M.W.P., W.J.M. Cuijpers and T. Baars. 2003. Zelfmedicatie door varkens. Een nieuw concept voor diergezondheidszorg.: Ekoland, 9, 2003, 28:29. Ekoland. , p. 28-29.
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Menke, C., S. Waiblinger, M. Studnitz and M.W.P. Bestman. 2003. Mutilation in organic animal husbandry. In Vaarst, M. (ed.) Animal health and welfare in organic animal husbandry.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2002. Denken zoals dieren: tips voor de omgang met dieren. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #84. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2002. Goed met dieren om kunnen gaan: aangeboren of aangeleerd. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #74. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2002. Zo wil elke kip wel naar buiten. Vier manieren om de uitloop aantrekkelijk te maken. Pluimveehouderij. 32(25):8-9.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2001. Eisen aan de uitloop: Beschuttende begroeiing. Pluimveehouderij 31 (14): 44-46. Pluimveehouderij. 31(14):44-46.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 2001. Uitloopgebruik door leghennen. Aanleg van beschutting stuurt gedrag van leghennen. Ekoland. , p. 24-25.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2000. De kip verveelt zich: Wat kunnen biologische bedrijven doen tegen verenpikkerij? Ekoland. 2000-10, p. 22-23.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2000. Hoe meer kippen naar buiten, hoe minder verenpikken. Onderzoeksproject: Pluimveehouderij 30 (49): 8, 9. Pluimveehouderij. 30(49):8-9.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2000. Kalveren mesten: groepskalveren op Peter's Farm. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #18. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 2000. Op 70 weken nog goed in de veren: Als box in: Niekerk, TH.G.C.M. van, (2000) Biologische houderij een vak apart. Pluimveehouderij 30 (11): 16-21. Pluimveehouderij. 30(11):16-21.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 1999. Welzijnsverbetering na de geboorte. Vlugschrift Veehouderij #7. Louis Bolk Instituut, Driebergen.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 0. Eisen aan de uitloop. Beschuttende begroeiing. Pluimveehouderij. 31(14):44-46.
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Bestman, M.W.P. 0. Kippengedrag en huisvesting: Presentatie op themadag Agro Eco Consultancy over biologische pluimveehouderij, Nijkerkerveen .
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Bestman, M.W.P. 0. The role of housing and management in the prevention of feather pecking in laying hens: UKEPRA NEWS 11th January: 4-6.
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Bestman, M.W.P. and J. Wagenaar. 0. Use of outdoor runs by poultry: UKEPRA NEWS 25th January: 7.
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