Laying performance and cost-benefits of feeding brown laying hens with raw or processed tropical sickle pod (Senna obtusifolia) seed meal based-diets

C. Augustine1*, I.D. Kwari2, J.U. Igwebuikwe2, S.B. Adamu2, C.I. Medugu2, D.I. Mojaba1 1Department of Animal Production, Adamawa State University, Mubi, Nigeria 2Department of Animal Science, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria (Manuscript received 22 December 2017; accepted for publicat
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Agro-ecological assessment of manure from different farm animals by content of biogenic elements

D. Dermendzhieva1*, G. Kostadinova1, G. Petkov1, D. Dimov1, T. Dinev2, T. Penev1, Tch. Miteva1, J. Mitev1 1Department of Applied Ecology and Animal Hygiene, Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, 6000 Stara Zagora, Bulgaria 2Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Physics, Fa
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Trends in battery cage husbandry systems for laying hens. Enriched cages for housing laying hens

H. Lukanov, D. Alexieva Abstract. During the second half of the 20th century, in response to the growing pressure from environmental movements and organisations, European countries began to abandon rearing laying hens in battery cages, which were so far considered the most efficient h
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