Beak Trimming

This month I thought I would talk about beak trimming and the current position of the potential ban being brought into force. My next article will look into how this practice affects aggression in laying flocks with a case study. Nearly every commercial flock in the country has probably seen some kind of aggression in their birds during their laying period and debeaking is one tool used to manage the damage caused by injurious pecking, such as cannibalism, feather pecking and vent pecking...

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