A Review : Hens Laying Welfare Indicators, A World View

Authors(1) :-Octavio Villanueva-Sanchez

Animal Welfare is one of the most important goals for improvement the animal production. So many factors are believed to be involved for improving the animal welfare. Today, there are alternatives for hen housing in the world in order to have a better animal condition. For the other hand, hen welfare assessment has been used a number of parameters of well-being in order to use evaluation techniques to reduce the confounding influence of handling on stress responses. For this reason new insights with non-invasive methods are performed for it. The subject matter of this study is a review of the results obtained by different authors in relation of wefare assessment of corticosterone in albumina egg, droppings, feather, relation of plasma corticosterone and H/L ratio, image analysis and infrared thermography in hens. This article reviews the best and most relevant publications during the past 10 years to promote hen laying healthcare using non-invasive methods as welfare indicators.

Authors and Affiliations

Octavio Villanueva-Sanchez
Department of Animal Nutrition, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutricion SZ. Mexico

Animal Welfare, Hen Housing, Non-Invasive Method, Welfare Indicators.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 01-08
Manuscript Number : IJSRST17312
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Octavio Villanueva-Sanchez, " A Review : Hens Laying Welfare Indicators, A World View", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.01-08 , January-February-2017.
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