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Environmental enrichment for broilers - will it prevent feather pecking?

With farm animals, environmental enrichment has been considered as a solution to behavioural problems, such as feather and vent pecking. The provision of enrichment devices may become required by law in many countries, in order to safeguard animal welfare.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 3. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: management, welfare, broilers, feather pecking, behaviour, housing


 

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