Effect of production system on foot pad dermatitis (FPD) and plumage quality of geese


BOZ M. A. , Sarica M., Yamak U. S.

EUROPEAN POULTRY SCIENCE, vol.81, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1399/eps.2017.216
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN POULTRY SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the feather and foot pad dermatitis (FPD) quality of geese reared under barn and free-range production systems. A total of 216 geese were reared for 18 weeks. Feathers were assessed on different body parts using a 4-point scoring system. FPD was assessed on foot pads and webs.