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WSPA UK’s 32nd Poultry Science Symposium will take place on July 3 to 5, 2017 in Cambridge, UK. The theme is “Poultry feathers and skin – the past, present and future of poultry integument”.
The scientific committee has put together a program that will capture the aspects of biology, genetics, welfare, nutrition and other management aspects related to poultry feathers and skin looking both to the past and the future.
Feeding grit or grain on the litter is a good measure to keep laying hens occupied and reduce the risk for feather pecking. UK research found that this practice also reduced the incidence of smothering.