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Pterofagia w chowie wolnowybiegowym i ekologicznym kur– przyczyny oraz przeciwdziałanie
Joanna Rosenberger

Udomowieni przedstawiciele Gallus gallus dostarczają ludziom ogromnej mięsa oraz jaj. W samej Polsce liczbę niosek szacuje się na 48,4 mln (stan na rok 2016, według Krajowej Rady Drobiarskiej), zaś w Unii Europejskiej 382,8 mln (stan na rok 2015, według Większość ptaków utrzymywana jest w produkcji wielkotowarowej, ale konsumenci coraz chętniej poszukują produktów pochodzących z alternatywnych źródeł.
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