Welfare of the Laying Hen (Google eBook)

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G. C. Perry
CABI, Jan 1, 2004 - Animal welfare - 446 pages
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The welfare of egg-producing poultry is a topic of great concern to the poultry industry and to researchers in applied animal behaviour. It is also subject to increased legislation. Issues such as battery cages, space requirements, access to daylight and ''free-range'' eggs have attracted public interest.
  

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Contents

Sustainability
11
CHAPTER 3
23
Global impact
31
CHAPTER 5
39
Consumer views
47
The producer
55
CHAPTER 10
81
Genetic issues
99
CHAPTER 20
215
CHAPTER 22
239
CHAPTER 24
279
CHAPTER 26
299
CHAPTER 27
313
Handling transport and slaughter
345
CHAPTER 30
361
CHAPTER 31
375

CHAPTER 13
123
Perception and cognition
139
CHAPTER 15
155
CHAPTER 18
191
CHAPTER 32
393
Index
421
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Page 4 - ... difficult to acquire. All that we can do. is to keep steadily in mind that each organic being is striving to increase in a geometrical ratio; that each at some period of its life, during some season of the year, during each generation or at intervals, ha« to struggle for life and to suffer great destruction.
Page ix - The Humane Society of the United States 2100 L.

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