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on September 20, 2022

Pullets seem unaffected by stocking density, feeder space

Pullets reared in cage-free systems appear to thrive at high and low stocking densities when evaluated against outcome-based welfare measurements.

Cage-free pullets appear to be unaffected by stressors including stocking density and feeder space, according to research conducted by Purdue University

Because the environment that a pullet lives in can have lasting impacts on the behavior, welfare, health and productivity of the bird as an adult, the findings…

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