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Indoor facilities

The indoor facilities are light and climate controlled. This ensures that the buildings can be fitted for various research project needs and requirements. Equipment for housing hens and roosters in individual cages, battery sections with cages for four hens, and enriched cages are available. The battery sections are specially equipped for feeding experiments, egg yield and parentage control, etc. Floor room is established ad hoc (or according to project requirements).

For research projects with broilers each of the four buildings can be sub-sectioned into 48 small rooms that each have equipment for registering feed and water consumption. Feeding is carried out via a computer-controlled feeding system with pneumatic distribution of up to 16 different feed mixes to the rooms.

The poultry housing has its own hatchery with incubators and hatchers equipped for hatching breeding chicks.