Assessing Bone Health in Laying Hens in Cage Free Environments

Animal Science
Faculty Advisor
Dr. Sheila Purdum
Contact Email
Potential UCARE Research Position?
Start Date
1/15/17 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Hours Per Week
Students will work with laying hens housed in cage free environments to measure bone health by palpation and bone density by radiography. Various nutrition interventions will be tested to improve bone health and reduce bone breakage.

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