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Information resources on induced molting in chickens : 1902-2002


Author:
Tim (John Timothy) Allen 1953- and Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Source:
USDA
Year:
2002
Subject:
Molting, Hens, Animal welfare, Nutrition, Eggs, Production, Veterinary drugs, Physiology, Salmonella enteriditis, and Bibliography
Abstract:
This publication is a comprehensive bibliography documenting US Department of Agriculture funded research into various aspects of induced molting in laying hens and world literature on induced molting of laying hens. Topics covered include salmonella, poultry welfare, management strategies for inducing a molt, economics of molting, and physiological consequences of induced molting. Numerous websites with full-text animal welfare guidelines from industry, scientific articles from poultry researchers, and position papers from professional societies are included.
Format:
1 electronic resource (109 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center
Series:
AWIC resource series
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS80791