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on January 16, 2023

Cage-free layer welfare impacted by bedding material

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The types of bedding and flooring material used early in a laying hens’ life can influence air quality, hen welfare and egg quality, according to new research from the Purdue University College of Agriculture.

“Laying hen research is very interesting, but also very complex, because laying hens are in…

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