Effects of the addition of sand and string to pens on use of space, activity, tarsal angulations and bone composition in broiler chickens

Fast-growing broiler chickens use pen-space heterogeneously and have low activity levels, related in part to leg problems. The aim of this study was to test the effects of the addition of string and sand trays to rearing pens on the use of space, levels of activity and leg problems. Broiler chickens were reared in 12 […]