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Record number 354944
Title Gezond werken in diervriendelijke houderijsystemen = Working healthy in housing systems for improved animal welfare
Author(s) Roelofs, P.F.M.M.; Ellen, H.H.; Vink, A.
Source Lelystad : Animal Sciences Group (Rapport / Animal Sciences Group 17) - 55
Department(s) Wageningen Livestock Research
AFSG Agrisystems & Environment
Agrotechnology and Food Sciences
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2006
Keyword(s) arbeid (werk) - huisvesting van rundvee - dierenwelzijn - varkens - kippen - arbeidsomstandigheden - fysieke belasting - labour - cattle housing - animal welfare - pigs - fowls - working conditions - physical pressure
Categories Animal Housing, Management and Care / Labour Studies (General)
Abstract In 2005 and 2006 the effect of housing systems with improved animal welfare on physical load of stockmen was studied. To get equal labour need as in traditional systems the numbers of pigs (‘Communestal’) and laying hens (‘Plantagesysteem’) were reduced with 15% and 87%, respectively.
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