Essays about: "poultry"

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  1. 1. Spatial resolution threshold in layers and red jungle fowls : are there differences due to light intensity or light spectra?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Pauline Annerstedt; [2018]
    Keywords : spatial resolution threshold; layer; red jungle fowls; visual acuity;

    Abstract : The domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus) originates from the forests in South-east Asia. It may be correct to assume that the visual system of the domestic fowl is still adapted to light that is filtered through the green forest canopy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimal light spectrum to laying hens

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Rosan De Groot; [2018]
    Keywords : laying hen; behavior; light; spectrum; preference;

    Abstract : Modern poultry farming still struggles with high levels of feather pecking in laying hens (Gallus gallus domesticus). This form of abnormal pecking behavior is known to be affected by multiple factors, including effects from the light environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fluralaner : – en säker substans med hög effektivitet?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Sanna Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Isoxazoliner; fluralaner; Bravecto; Exzolt; säkerhet;

    Abstract : Fluralaner är en ny ektoparasiticid som tillhör substansgruppen isoxazoliner och introducerades på marknaden 2014 av MSD Animal Health. För närvarande finns det bara två veterinärmedicinska läkemedel på marknaden som innehåller fluralaner, vilka är Bravecto™ och Exzolt™. READ MORE

  4. 4. Insect larvae (Hermetia illucens) as an alternative feed source for laying hens

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Victoria Linder; [2018]
    Keywords : fjäderfä; Hermetia illucens; djurfoder; insektsmjöl;

    Abstract : The European egg industry is dependent on imported soy which contributes to climate change, partly because of deforestation and transport. Therefore, alternative feed sources are needed. The levels of soy used in poultry feed in Sweden are lower than the general levels in Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perch and litter preferences in chicks

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Cecilie Bramgaard Kjaersgaard Nielsen; [2018]
    Keywords : animal welfare; behaviour; perch preference; litter preference; poultry;

    Abstract : There is a lack of research on the litter and perch preferences of chicks during the first three weeks of their lives. The purpose of this study was to identify which perch and litter types the chicks preferred, if their preference changes over time and if the preference of litter types change depending on the specific behaviours. READ MORE