Effects of regular handling and blood sampling by wing vein puncture on the performance of broilers and pullets.

Abstract

1. Broilers and pullets were regularly handled or bled by wing vein puncture over periods of 5 and 31 weeks respectively. 2. Neither procedure had any effect on body weight, food consumption nor on egg production, egg weight, shell quality or the percentage of non-marketable eggs. 

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@article{Reichmann1978EffectsOR, title={Effects of regular handling and blood sampling by wing vein puncture on the performance of broilers and pullets.}, author={Keith G Reichmann and K M Barram and Ian J Brock and Noel F Standfast}, journal={British poultry science}, year={1978}, volume={19 1}, pages={97-9} }