Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 1

The Balance Between the Welfare and Economics of the Chicken Industry (Egg Production)

Elohozino Oghale Benneth1,2*, Emmanuel Onche1, Isaac Babatunde Fasipe1 and Abdulsabur Adebayo Aderemi1

1Department of Animal Welfare Science, Food and Agricultural Technology Unit - The Pan African Research Group, Nigeria
2Research Unit, One Health and Development Initiative, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author: Elohozino Oghale Benneth, Department of Animal Welfare Science, Food and Agricultural Technology Unit - The Pan African Research Group, Nigeria.

Received: November 22, 2021 Published: December 22, 2021


Animal welfare is greatly influenced and affected by many factors; one of such factors is the cost of production of poultry. Currently, no conclusion has yet been drawn on these findings. Although a lot of research and studies have been carried out on the welfare of the animals with regards to commercial poultry production. The essence of this review is to investigate the balance between the welfare and economics of the chicken industry (Egg Production). It has been deduced that an outstanding animal welfare scheme should comprise a balanced diet, a conducive environment, good health, and freedom of expression of normal behavior However, it is concluded that the cost of production still lies within a considerable level when taking into cognizance the negative implications of not observing the five freedoms.

Keywords: Welfare; Economics; Poultry; Eggs; Laying Hens; Cages


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Citation: Elohozino Oghale Benneth., et al. “The Balance Between the Welfare and Economics of the Chicken Industry (Egg Production)". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.1 (2022): 144-149.


Copyright: © 2022 Elohozino Oghale Benneth., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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