Time to traverse an obstacle may quantify lameness in broilers

CA Weeks, N Hughes, D Liddington, S Roberts, E Spence, SC Kestin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Abstract

In three experiments, the time taken by broilers to traverse an obstacle to reach food was positively related to the severity of their lameness. The method therefore has potential for quantifying broiler leg health.
Translated title of the contributionTime to traverse an obstacle may quantify lameness in broilers
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication21st World's Poultry Congress, Montreal, Canada
PublisherCanadian branch of the WPSA
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Bibliographical note

Other page information: 2.08
Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: Proceedings of the 21st World's Poultry Congress
Conference Organiser: Canadian branch of the WPSA
Other identifier: Published on CD

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