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Record number 410223
Title Stofbad van hennen doet stof opwaaien : dier & welzijn
Author(s) Weeghel, H.J.E. van; Groot Koerkamp, P.W.G.; Winkel, A.
Source V-focus 8 (2011)5A. - ISSN 1574-1575 - p. 44 - 45.
Department(s) LR - Backoffice
ATV Farm Technology
Livestock Research
Animal Production Systems
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) pluimveehouderij - hennen - dierenwelzijn - diergedrag - stofbaden - behoeften - poultry farming - hens - animal welfare - animal behaviour - dust bathing - requirements
Categories Animal Health and Welfare / Poultry
Abstract Stofbaden en scharrelen zijn typische behoeften van de kip. Dat betekent dat het dier een grote motivatie heeft vanuit zijn evolutionaire verleden voor dit gedrag. Logisch, want stofbaden is de manier van zelfverzorging waarmee het dier zich ontdoet van parasieten en haar verenkleed in goede conditie houdt.
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