A.S. Series 70-1
Commercial hybrid pullets were distributed in 3 different buildings at 20 weeks of age and fed similar diets. Twelve slat floor pens in a building referred to as the environment house and 2 litter floor pens in a building referred to as the brooder house each received 140 pullets (1 bird/sq. ft.)- Six pullets were placed in each of 32 cages in a cage layer house.
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Department of Animal Science, Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Plumart, P. E.; Muller, R. D.; and Carlson, C. W., "A Comparison of Slat Floors, Litter Floors and Cages for Laying Hens" (1970). South Dakota Poultry Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1970. 2.