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Broiler welfare in commercial systems

Broiler welfare is protected to some degree under EU legislation (Council Directive, 2007), further adoption of that legislation by implementing countries (example, Welfare of Farmed Animals, 2010) and various assurance schemes. The main factors considered likely to improve welfare on-farm are those of stocking density (inclusive of environmental control), growth rate (inclusive of breed suitability), and environmental enrichment.

Broiler welfare in commercial systems
02/01/2012

Full technical information sheet. Suitable for readers with some prior knowledge or wanting to learn about the topic in more detail. 

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