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2012 journal article

A comparative examination of rearing parameters and layer production performance for brown egg-type pullets grown for either free-range or cage production


By: J. Golden n, D. Arbona n & K. Anderson n

author keywords: cage; chicken; free-range; growth; production
TL;DR: Caged hens had better overall egg production and quality characteristics compared with free-range hens, including improved FCR, daily egg masses, production of hen-housed and hen-day eggs, and production of grade A eggs; greater Haugh unit ratings; and decreased mortality rates. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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