Ducks (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (PB0079)

Additional Requirements: Range Birds


62. When birds are transferred to range houses, precautions should be taken to avoid crowding and suffocation, particularly during the first few nights. Cannibalism is a danger under this system and birds should not be confined for too long during hours of daylight or subjected to direct sunlight during confinement. Attention is also directed to paragraphs 28 and 29.

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