The Current Situation of Free Range Egg Production Farms: The Model of Çanakkale Region


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Konyalı C., Erdem H., Savaş T.

International Poultry Science Congress of WPSA Turkish Branch ’2018, Niğde, Turkey, 9 - 12 May 2018, pp.177-181

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Niğde
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-181
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study was conducted to emphasize the importance of free range production system and to discuss the current situation of the farms in the case of farms located in the Çanakkale region. The consumer demand is an important factor to spread of this system and many entrepreneurs are investing in this sector. The marketshare of free range eggs is expected to arise because of the rearing system code will be placed on the egg with the new labeling method in Turkey. Obtained results were shown that there are serious management errors and the lack of information and it is necessary to improve and to standardize of this system according to local conditions.