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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

Michael J. Darre

Michael J. Darre, Ph.D., P.A.S., professor and extension poultry specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of Connecticut

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PUBLIC TRUST AND POULTRY PRODUCTION

Poultry welfare – expectations and reality

It is time for some self-reflection and to ask ourselves a few difficult questions about public trust in poultry production and animal welfare.
 Welfare of poultry, especially laying hens, has become a major issue for commercial poultry producers in the last 15 to 20 years. It is time forsome self-reflection and to ask ourselves a few difficult questions aboutpublic trust in poultry production and animal welfare.  
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