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EU sets welfare rules for broilers

The Council of the European Union has laid down rules for the protection of chickens kept for meat production. The recently accepted and published directive comes into force as of July 2010, and restricts producers in terms of stocking density.

Keywords: welfare, EU, broiler production, environment, light, noise, litter, drinkers, cleaning
Source: World Poultry magazine. Issue. 23.8
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