Wing use and disuse hypothesis: the missing link to understand keel bone damage in adult laying hens

Lead Applicant: Alexandra Harlander

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 2

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Poultry Research Centre at the Arkell Research Station

Research Summary: Investigating the effects of wing use and movement on keel bone damage, a common health issue in laying hens.