The transect method: a novel approach to on-farm welfare assessment of commercial turkeys

Abstract

Currently, no animal-based protocol for on-farm welfare assessment of commercial turkeys is available. The birds' size and flighty nature make obtaining a representative sample using traditional methods difficult. The transect walks (TW) approach provides a potential alternative for on-farm assessments of turkey welfare. We compared the TW approach with a… (More)
DOI: 10.3382/ps/peu026

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