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The effect of group size and stocking density on the welfare and performance of hens housed in furnished cages during summer

By Y. Y. Guo, Z. G. Song, H. C. Jiao, Q. Q. Song, H. Lin

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Category Journal Articles
Date 2012
Publication Title Animal Welfare
Volume 21
Issue 1
Pages 41-49
ISBN/ISSN 0962-7286
DOI 10.7120/096272812799129501
Author Address Department of Animal Science, Shandong Agricultural University, Taian, Shandong 271018, China.hailin@sdau.edu.cn
Additional Language English
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  1. Animal diseases
  2. Animal housing
  3. Animal husbandry
  4. Animal nutrition
  5. Animal physiology
  6. Animal reproduction
  7. Animal rights
  8. Animals
  9. Animal welfare
  10. Birds
  11. Blood
  12. Cages
  13. Chickens
  14. Effect
  15. Egg production
  16. Eggs
  17. Estradiol
  18. Feed intake
  19. Fowls
  20. Group size
  21. Heat stress
  22. Hens
  23. Hormones
  24. nesting
  25. peer-reviewed
  26. Poultry
  27. rectum
  28. stocking density
  29. summer
  30. temperatures
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