The development of injurious pecking in a commercial turkey facility

@inproceedings{Duggan2014TheDO,
  title={The development of injurious pecking in a commercial turkey facility},
  author={Greg L. Duggan and Tina M. Widowski and M. Quinton and Stephanie Torrey},
  year={2014}
}
SUMMARY Injurious pecking is considered a major economic concern and affects all sectors of commercial poultry production. Though extensive research has been performed examining feather pecking in layer chickens, little information exists regarding feather or head pecking behavior in domestic turkey flocks, and less still in commercial settings. The objective of the present field study was to examine the development of injurious feather and head pecking in tom turkeys raised in 2 different… CONTINUE READING