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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.

Number of pages: 1

Type of document: Magazine Article

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More information on authors/freelancers connected to LBI :
Monique W. P. Bestman MSc.;
Cynthia Verwer Ph.D.


Language of document: Dutch

Titel in Nederlands: Gelijkspel

Abstract / samenvatting in Nederlands:

Onderzoek weerspreekt dat kippen met onbehandelde snavels eerder kaal en kaler worden dan behandelde hennen, zoals vaak wordt gesteld. Er is weinig verschil in verenkleed tussen bio- en vrije-uitloophennen.


Trefwoorden in Nederlands: verenpikken, snavelkappen
 

Second language of document: English
Status English: Only bibliografic information

Title in English: Feather pecking damage the same in organic and free range hens

Abstract / summary in English:

Research contradicts that chickens with untreated beaks are sooner bare and barren then treated hens, as is often stated. There is little difference in plumage between organic and free-range hens.


Keywords in English: feather pecking, beak trimming
Gelijkspel