Environmental assessment of three egg production systems–Part I: Monitoring system and indoor air quality

@inproceedings{Zhao2015EnvironmentalAO,
  title={Environmental assessment of three egg production systems–Part I: Monitoring system and indoor air quality},
  author={Yang Zhao and Thomas A. Shepherd and Hong Li and Hongwei Xin},
  booktitle={Poultry science},
  year={2015}
}
To comprehensively assess conventional vs. some alternative laying-hen housing systems under U.S. production conditions, a multi-institute and multi-disciplinary project, known as the Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply (CSES) study, was carried out at a commercial egg production farm in the Midwestern United States over two single-cycle production flocks. The housing systems studied include a conventional cage house (200,000 hen capacity), an aviary house (50,000 hen capacity), and an… CONTINUE READING
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