Recording individual levels of activity of group-housed broilers

The activity level of group-housed broilers decreases as birds grow older. That is one of the conclusions of a study where an ultra-wideband tracking system (UWB) was implemented and validated by Wageningen University & Research (WUR).

This was a joint WUR and Utrecht University (UU) study, in collaboration with Cobb Europe and Breed4Food, and was recently published in the scientific journal Animals.

Read the complete story on the WUR website.