Ground cover
Enrichment type:
physical nutritional
Items Required:
grass seeds, sod
Species:
all

Ground Cover

Reseed or replant grass or legume ground cover in outside runs for poultry, it will provide them with more foraging opportunities, additional nutrients, and help better protect their feet from developing bumblefoot.

Sources

  1. Dawkins, M. 1978. Welfare and the structure of a battery cage: Size and cage floor preferences in domestic hens. British Veterinary Journal 134, 469-475