Despite efforts to improve poultry well-being and sustainability of the food chain, management of egg-laying and breeder operations present unique challenges. Many of these challenges can be overcome, but how?
A collaboration between Purdue University, University of Maryland, University of Georgia and Virginia Tech explain A bird's eye view and the chicken visual system. Read and download the article here.
In 2013, Germany amended livestock welfare regulations to require poultry barns to have flicker-free artificial lighting. However, the new regulations did not provide exact definitions. A simplified qualitative assessment of photometric flicker is explained. Learn more.