LHWF knowledge exchange visits.

Laying Hen Welfare Forum (LHWF) Study Tour to Austria (4 – 5 June 2019)

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Enrichment ideas for laying hens and pullets

Ideas to enhance birds ranging

Measure, monitor & manage feather cover
Use the new Feather Scoring Guide  
How is your feather cover measuring up?
Try the benchmarking tool to find out  



What management strategies are other producers using to maintain feather cover?
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What changes do other producers make to improve hen welfare? Find out here



Feather Pecking extension guidelines

Extension guidelines on Feather Pecking were developed by the Hennovation project to provide veterinarians and advisors with up to date technical knowledge.

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Learn about practice led innovation to improve feather cover

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The work of the Laying Hen Welfare Forum is part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development