Alternative systems for poultry : health, welfare and by Victoria Sandilands, Paul M. Hocking

By Victoria Sandilands, Paul M. Hocking

How fowl are housed and controlled with a purpose to ascertain profitability, sustainability, and solid degrees of animal welfare are the not easy concerns that advertisement fowl keepers face, relatively the place laws is bringing approximately criminal requisites for housing. This ebook compares and contrasts substitute housing with traditional and conventional structures for advertisement bird (laying hens, meat chickens, turkeys, waterfowl and gamebirds) near to welfare, disorder, future health, foodstuff, sustainability and genotype-environment interplay.

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