By Victoria Sandilands, Paul M. Hocking

ISBN-10: 1845938240

ISBN-13: 9781845938246

How bird are housed and controlled as a way to be certain profitability, sustainability, and strong degrees of animal welfare are the difficult concerns that advertisement fowl keepers face, fairly the place laws is bringing approximately felony standards for housing. This ebook compares and contrasts replacement housing with traditional and conventional platforms for advertisement fowl (laying hens, meat chickens, turkeys, waterfowl and gamebirds) just about welfare, disorder, overall healthiness, food, sustainability and genotype-environment interplay.

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17 2005). Fifty-eight per cent of the citizens in the EU think that the welfare of laying hens is bad or even very bad, whereas the housing of pigs and cattle is judged much more positively (44% and 25% bad and very bad, respectively). Only 33% consider the welfare of laying hens as good. Most criticism comes from the Dutch followed by the Danes and Germans. In contrast to these attitudes, only about four citizens in ten (38%) state that they prefer buying eggs from animal welfare friendly production systems such as free range or outdoor production systems.

1982a) Effects of sex, strain and type of perch on perching behaviour in the domestic fowl. Applied Animal Ethology 8, 281-293. M. B. (1982b) Effects of age, access and time of day on perching behaviour in the domestic fowl. Applied Animal Ethology 8, 357-364. F. Frohlich et al. , Munz, G. and Teygeler, H. (1983) Entwicklung eines tiergerechten Legehennen-Haltungssystemes: Die Volierenhaltung. Lan dtechn ik 6, 255-257. F. and Oester, H. (1989) Application of ethological knowledge in the examination of proper keeping conditions of housing systems for laying hens.

G. 2. Council of Europe (COE) Conventions on protection of poultry during transport and at slaughter and relevant European Union (EU) legislation. COE legislations EU legislationb European Convention for Council Directive 77/489/EEC the protection of Council Directive 91/628/EEC of animals during 19 November 1991 on the international transport protection of animals during (ETS No. 65) (1968) transport and amending Directives 90/425/EEC and 91/496/EEC Council of Europe Council Decision 2004/544/EC Convention for the on the signing of the protection of animals European Convention for the during international protection of animals during transport (revised) international transport (ETS No.

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