Demographics and practices of semi-intensive free-range farming systems in Australia with an outdoor stocking density of ≤1500 hens/hectare

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Singh, Mini; Ruhnke, Isabelle; de Koning, Carolyn; Drake, Kelly; Skerman, Alan G.; Hinch, Geoff N.; Glatz, Philip C.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187057, pmc: PMC5655439
  • Subject: Research Article | Research Design | Eukaryota | Surveys | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Birds | Welfare Economics | Agriculture | Grasses | Plants | Animals | Survey Research | Poultry | Biology and Life Sciences | Research and Analysis Methods | Environmental Impacts | Medicine | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | R | Nutrition | Economics | Farms | Social Sciences | Science | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences

Baseline information on demographics and practices on semi-intensive free-range egg farms with an outdoor stocking density of ≤1500 hens/hectare in Australia is presented. Free-range egg production is changing the structure of the egg industry in Australia and a broad v... View more
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