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on August 9, 2017

3 questions on the future of perches in cage-free housing

Perches are a simple, yet integral, part of cage-free housing systems. How will they evolve to offer the most welfare and management benefits?

Perches are a necessity in cage-free housing systems, but changing them may be necessary, too.

As cage-free egg farming is expanded around the world, some in the field are asking if the current round, metal tube perch design is the best for bird performance and welfare. On the welfare side…

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