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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, 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.

Aantal pagina's: 9

Soort document: Brochure (klein)

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Meer over auteurs/freelancers verbonden aan het LBI :
Ir. Monique W.P. Bestman ;
Dr. Ir. Cynthia Verwer


Taal van het document: Engels

Title in English: Promoting good health and welfare in organic laying hens: Recommendations to ensure hen health and welfare in organic husbandry

Abstract / summary in English:

In the HealthyHens project we investigated laying hen health and welfare in organic poultry systems in eight European countries. This leaflet presents our findings and recommendations. Most of our recommendations are also relevant for conventional poultry systems.


Keywords in English: laying hen welfare, organic laying hens, feather pecking, beak trimming
Promoting good health and welfare in organic laying hens