7 cage-free layer nutrition issues that require attention
We must adjust our thinking on feeding hens housed in cage-free systems to allow for their increased movement, social interaction and exposure to environmental hazards.
Cage free does not necessarily mean free-range layers. Hens are still kept in-house on floors with bedding material or in open aviaries (multi-storied cages with open access).
In general, cage free means, as was the political motivation behind it, that hens are free to roam, wherever they might be kept…
Read the full article in Feed Strategy March 2019