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Record number 414916
Title The Rondeel, a new housing design for laying hens
Author(s) Niekerk, T.G.C.M. van; Reuvekamp, B.F.J.
Source Lohmann Information 46 (2011)2. - ISSN 1617-2892 - p. 25 - 31.
Department(s) LR - Backoffice
Publication type Non-refereed article in scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) dierenwelzijn - pluimveehouderij - huisvesting van kippen - hennen - stallen - eierproductie - diergedrag - agrarische bedrijfsvoering - dierlijke productie - pluimvee - animal welfare - poultry farming - chicken housing - hens - stalls - egg production - animal behaviour - farm management - animal production - poultry
Categories Animal Housing, Management and Care / Poultry
Abstract The concept has been developed to meet higher standards of bird welfare and ecological efficiency than other floor systems and has found positive attention from visitors and the media. Time will tell whether the higher production cost can be recovered and whether beak treatment is not necessary in this system.
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