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Walking on eggshells — Assessing anxiety in chickens

Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in people. Chickens may also experience anxiety, but it is difficult to measure and research has been mainly focused on assessing fear. However, we can get insight into their mental state based on observations of behaviors.

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UGA scientist: Day-length affects behavior, welfare of broilers

Light and dark cycles within a 24-hour period play a crucial role in maintaining physiological and behavioral rhythms in animals.

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