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Article published the September 13, 2022:

Performance and welfare of different genetic groups of laying hen

IntroductionSeveral factors can influence animal production, which can be beneficial or harmful to each species. In addition to the ambience, nutrition and sanity, the genetic characteristics of the breeds/line...
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Jean Kaique ValentimTatiana Marques Bittencourt
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Article published the August 23, 2022:

Laying Hen Welfare in Australia

I. INTRODUCTIONIn accepting the invitation to present a paper on laying hen welfare at APSS 2021, I thought that I would provide an overview of a special issue of Animal Production Science on layer hen welfare ...
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Paul Hemsworth
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Article published the August 19, 2022:

Maintaining Poultry Welfare: Identifying Pain and Deciding about Treatment or Euthanasia

Identifying individual birds that are suffering or that have compromised health and welfare is key to maintaining high standards of poultry care. Knowing your birds and when they are ill or in pain is imperativ...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the August 12, 2022:

The Impact of Perch Space on the Activity, Behaviour and Leg Health of Meat Chickens

Compromised leg health is a welfare and economic concern for meat chickens. Enrichment of the production environment via the provision of perches has been a focal point of research into reducing the prevalence ...
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Danielle PhibbsPeter Groves Wendy Muir
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Article published the May 23, 2022:

Summer management in poultry

In the summer season, as the temperature increases, poultry suffers from the condition called heat stress, also known as summer stress. This is a condition of imbalance between heat generation and heat loss in ...
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Dr. Milind D Rainchwar
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Article published the May 10, 2022:

On-Farm Welfare Assessment: Broilers

In 2020, the poultry industry had a combined value of over $35.5 billion in the United States. Of that, $21.7 billion came from broiler chicken production (USDA-NASS, 2021). Over 9.22 billion broiler chickens w...
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Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the May 9, 2022:

Sickness Behavior in Chickens

Sickness behavior is an animal’s adaptive response to disease which aids in their recovery. When an animal is infected by a pathogen, an immune response involving immune cell and immune molecule activity ...
Author/s :
Ashlyn SnyderLeonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the March 18, 2022:

Technology to monitor poultry welfare: wearables and implantables

The poultry husbandry landscape in the United States is rapidly evolving in response to public concern related to animal welfare. As the production systems become complex and the flock sizes increase, conventio...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the February 25, 2022:

Maternal Feed Restriction Upregulates Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Expression in 42 Day Old Male Progeny

Environmental factors encountered during pre-natal life influence the developmental trajectory of a developing embryo, altering post-natal phenotypes (Du et al., 2015). Maternal nutrition and stress directly in...
Author/s :
Joshua AngoveRebecca Forder
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Article published the February 9, 2022:

Chicken Vocalizations

Chickens make different sounds for a plethora of reasons. Determining the reasons behind vocalizations and understanding how chickens use them is a great way to gain insight about their behavior.Some of the mos...
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Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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