A Short Communication : A comparative study of egg production in battery cages and in deep litter houses.


H. A. Tag Eldin
Kuku Research Station, P. 0. Box 89, Industrial Area, Khartoum North, Sudan.


Recently, Small poultry farmers in the Sudan tend to purchase battery cage units in order to reduce the very high costs of poultry houses, feeders, drinker. This system usually eliminates infestation hazards of floor and litter origin. This work is an endeavour to high light comparative performance of laying hens under a conventional deep litter system and battery cage system.

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