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Egg Farming Systems Welfare Science Review

Published Authors Dr P Scott, Dr T Wilson, Dr H McKimm, Dr D Holden, Dr J Quinteros Organisation Scolexia Category Export to PDF
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A review of the research to date on physiological and behavioural welfare indicators of hens in caged, barn and alternate systems; such as free range. The report provides a summary of the advantages, disadvantages and issues of different egg production systems. The researchers concluded that based on current data, no egg farming system is superior to any other in terms of hen welfare.