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on November 18, 2016

Fewer stressors, more stimuli aid untrimmed layer behavior

As beak trimming becomes increasingly unacceptable, new layer management techniques are already being tried

Injurious pecking may be reduced in layers with intact beaks by reducing stressors in the layer house and giving birds more to do.

Beak trimming is banned in several countries and is under consideration in several more. At this year’s trade event EuroTier, held in Hanover, Germany, research and…

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