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Record number 367482
Title Beheersing dioxines in eieren van leghennen met buitenloop = Controlling egg dioxin levels from laying hens with outdoor run
Author(s) Kijlstra, A.; Traag, W.A.; Hoogenboom, L.A.P.
Source Lelystad : Animal Sciences Group (Rapport / Animal Sciences Group 123) - 25 p.
Department(s) Livestock Research
RIKILT - Analyse & Ontwikkeling
RIKILT - Business Unit Safety & Health
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2008
Keyword(s) pluimveehouderij - hennen - biologische landbouw - eieren - dioxinen - bodemverontreiniging - monitoring - dierhouderij - pluimvee - uitloop - poultry farming - hens - organic farming - eggs - dioxins - soil pollution - animal husbandry - poultry - outdoor run
Categories Organic Farming / Poultry / Farming Systems / Human Nutrition and Health / Fertilizers, Fertilizer Application / Animal Housing, Management and Care / Innovation Studies (General)
Abstract Dioxin levels in organic eggs can be controlled by regulating outdoor run use via the moment that the barn doors are opened and by providing feed and water inside. In case of high environmental pollution the soil in the outdoor run needs to be replaced. Thanks to a dioxin monitoring protocol, action can be taken as soon as levels approach threshold levels
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