EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
52,725,316
Abstracts:
28,411,598
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Effects on production, health and behaviour in three SCWL strains in an EMC model in comparison with other modified and conventional cages. A. Preliminary report on experiences after one batch of birds


Modified cages for laying hens Proceedings of a symposium held at Nobel House, London, UK, 18th January 1993: 41-54
Effects on production, health and behaviour in three SCWL strains in an EMC model in comparison with other modified and conventional cages. A. Preliminary report on experiences after one batch of birds
Five types of cage were studied to determine their effect on the behaviour, health and welfare of laying hens. They were: a model similar to the Edinburgh Modified Cage (EMC); a getaway cage; a conventional metal cage; a metal cage with a perch at the rear; and a plastic cage. From 20 to 79 weeks of age production, mortality, feed consumption, egg quality, liveweight, hygiene and behaviour were monitored and results are presented.


Accession: 002367287



Related references

Behaviour, health and integument of four hybrids of laying hens in modified and conventional cages. British Poultry Science 37(3): 521-540, 1996

A comparison of eggshell structure from birds housed in conventional battery cages and in a modified free range system. Proceedings 9th European poultry conference, Glasgow, UK, 7-12 August 1994: Volume 1 Plenary papers and contributed papers: 151-152, 1994

A comparison of the behaviour and production of laying hens in experimental and conventional battery cages. Applied Animal Ethology 2(4): 291-303, 1976

Plumage condition in SCWL laying hens kept in conventional cages of different designs. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica 34(2): 221-230, 1984

Effects of cages and semi-intensive deep litter pens on the behaviour, adrenal response and production in two strains of laying hens. British Veterinary Journal 128(3): 153-163, 1972

Different energy levels and restricted feeding to three strains of SCWL hybrids. 1. Effects on egg production. Swedish Journal of Agricultural Research 11(4): 149-157, 1981

Restricted feeding and different protein levels to two strains of SCWL hybrids. 1. Effects on egg production. Swedish Journal of Agricultural Research 8(4): 231-240, 1978

Aviary systems and conventional cages for laying hens: Effects on production, egg quality, health and bird location in three hybrids. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section A Animal Science 45(3): 191-203, 1995

Orientation behaviour recorded in registration cages: a comparison of funnel cages and radial perch cages. Behaviour, 871-2: 145-156, 1983

Comparison of bones of 4 strains of laying hens kept in conventional cages and floor pens. Poultry Science 91(1): 1-7, 2012