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Cover for Alternative systems for meat chickens and turkeys: production, health and welfare.

Legislative and assurance scheme requirements for standard and alternative indoor and outdoor broiler and turkey production systems are described. Generally, health and welfare are protected to various extents by a series of input requirements, largely related to stocking density, light,...

Author(s)
Jones, T. A.; Berk, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Approved ingredients for organic diets.

This chapter describes the plant- and animal-based ingredients and byproducts that may be used for the formulation of organic poultry diets, based on the list from New Zealand and the European Union.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934064)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History and current use of feed additives in the European Union: legislative and practical aspects.

Whilst the term feed additives encompasses a variety of products, this chapter will concentrate on product groups such as antibiotic growth promoters, coccidiostats and enzymes. These products have been, and are, subject to scrutiny and licensing at European Union (EU) and national level. The...

Author(s)
Doeschate, R. A. H. M. ten; Raine, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Politics and economics.

Choice of production systems for poultry is complex given the different attitudes and needs of different stakeholders, including producers, retailers, consumers and governments, with welfare and environmental considerations playing an important role. Political and legal decisions both affect and...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stocking density.

At present most welfare regulations focus on the control of minimum requirements of space and other environmental factors. It is assumed that welfare (as expressed by behavioural, morphological and physiological indicators) will not be compromised when the maximum stocking density is not exceeded....

Author(s)
Bessei, W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998053)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The EU perspective on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents.

Author(s)
Idei, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931803)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The producer and hen welfare.

Author(s)
JorĂȘt, A.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998138)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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