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Advances in Poultry Welfare
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Part One: Introduction 1. Overview of commercial poultry production systems and their main welfare challenges Part Two: Management: Hatch to Slaughter 2. The effects of hatchery practices on the welfare of poultry 3. Rearing young birds for adaptability 4. Gas and low atmospheric pressure stunning Part Three: Welfare Assessment on the Farm 6. Welfare assessment of poultry on the farm: 7. Poultry welfare assessment on the farm: Focusing on the individual Part Four: Continuing Challenges 8. Skeletal problems in contemporary commercial laying hens 9. Feather pecking and cannibalism: can we really stop beak trimming? 10. Sustainability of laying hen housing systems 11. Stocking density: Can we judge how much space poultry need? 12. Understanding social behavior for better flock management 13. Welfare issues in turkey production Part Five: Emerging Issues 14. The future of poultry pest management 15. Using genetic approaches to improve host responses to environmental stressors 16. Backyard flock production 17. Mass depopulation

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Highlights current and emerging topics in poultry welfare research and applications

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Joy Mench is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis, USA, and acts as an animal welfare consultant to various food system stakeholders, including animal producers, retailers, and non-governmental organizations. Her expertise spans both avian and animal sciences, with a particular focus on ethics and animal behavior and welfare.

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