Free-range layer health and welfare data

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Free-range layer health and welfare data

Pre-mortem welfare scores, post-mortem health assessment and body composition from CT scanning from free-range hens that differed in range usage patterns as well as different rearing enrichment treatments.

Animal Growth and Development

07 Nov 2017

07 Feb 2019

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welfare health CT body composition free-range rearing enrichment

Md Saiful Bari, Yan Laurenson, Andrew Cohen-Barnhouse, Stephen Walkden-Brown, Tim Dyall, Jim Lea, Dominic Niemeyer

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CSIRO (Australia)

Campbell, Dana; Bari, Saiful; Laurenson, Yan; Walkden-Brown, Stephen; Dyall, Tim; Cohen-Barnhouse, Andrew (2019): Free-range layer health and welfare data. v2. CSIRO. Data Collection.

All Rights (including copyright) CSIRO 2019.

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About this Project

UNE: A17/2342 Effects of rearing environments on ranging, adaptation to stressors and health in free-range laying hens

A project based at experimental poultry facilities to measure how different enrichments applied during the indoor rearing period can impact the behaviour, health, and welfare of adult free-range hens that are provided outdoor access.

Dana Campbell

Dana Campbell

Saiful Bari

Yan Laurenson

Stephen Walkden-Brown

Tim Dyall

Andrew Cohen-Barnhouse

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