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Bestman, M.W.P., M. Ruis, J. Heijmans and K. van Middelkoop. 2010. Poultry Signals: a practical guide for poultry-oriented management. Roodbond, Zutphen.


ISBN/ISSN: 978-90-8740-079-8

Type of document: Book

More information on authors/freelancers connected to LBI :
Monique W. P. Bestman MSc.


Language of document: English

Title in English: Poultry Signals: a practical guide for poultry-oriented management

Abstract / summary in English:

Proper management starts with recognising signals in practice. For poultry-keepers, this means being alert when in the hen house, watching and listening to the animals, and paying attention to their behaviour as a group aswell as their individual behaviour. This usually provides much information about animals’ health, well-being and production for poultry-keepers to use for improving economic results and the well-being of the animals, as well as their own. Poultry farming is currently investing in various new housing systems that require another type of management. The book Poultry Signals includes points of departure allowing for more animal-oriented procedures and is vital for poultry-keepers and anyone involved in poultry on a regular basis.


Poultry Signals: a practical guide for poultry-oriented management