Education Store

Purdue Extension

An Explanation of Damaging Pecking Behavior in Poultry and Captive Birds

An Explanation of Damaging Pecking Behavior in Poultry and Captive Birds
Product code: AS-651-W

Price

$0.00/ Each

AS-651-W
Free Download

Description

Injurious pecking is a major animal welfare and economic concern in poultry and other captive birds because it may cause severe damage and death in some cases. This article discusses types of injurious pecking, potential causes, and ways to reduce this behavior through proper feeding management and environmental enrichment.

Format: PDF

Pages: 8

Language: English

Produced

1/30/2019

Author

Yiru Dong; Darrin Karcher, Marisa Erasmus

Other products

Agriculture

Community

Environment

Family, Food & Garden

Youth