Animal care

Creating better housing for hens

Guelph researcher says understanding animal behaviour is critical The simplest way to describe what Tina Widowski does is to say she’s trying to understand what makes for better housing systems for laying hens. Except that improving housing for hens is no simple matter. It involves study of the animals’ behaviour, as well as an understanding […]

Feeding hens to keep them healthy and productive

Research for hen welfare: Dr. Karen Schwean-Lardner