By Victoria Sandilands, Paul M. Hocking
How fowl are housed and controlled so as to be sure profitability, sustainability, and stable degrees of animal welfare are the not easy matters that advertisement chook keepers face, rather the place laws is bringing approximately criminal necessities for housing. This ebook compares and contrasts substitute housing with traditional and standard structures for advertisement fowl (laying hens, meat chickens, turkeys, waterfowl and gamebirds) as regards to welfare, affliction, healthiness, food, sustainability and genotype-environment interplay.
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Alternative systems for poultry : health, welfare and productivity by Victoria Sandilands, Paul M. Hocking