Poultry litter Technical Articles

Article published the 22 from March from 2017:
Georgia poultry farmers produce more than 2.0 million tons of poultry litter/manure annually in the process of producing meat and eggs. Fortunately, when stored and applied appropriately, this material has valu...
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Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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Article published the 17 from February from 2017:
This publication outlines the information needed to develop a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP) for dry poultry litter operations. The information collected from this checklist can be used in the CN...
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Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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Article published the 6 from February from 2017:
Good litter management and proper ventilation are critical to preventing footpad dermatitis (FPD) and maintaining health in poultry flocks. Footpad dermatitis first became an issue for the poultry industry in t...
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Tom TablerWei ZhaiYi Liang
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Article published the 18 from November from 2016:
1. Introduction The occurrence of ‘wet litter’ in meat chicken sheds is associated with concerns regarding animal welfare, flock health, food safety, environmental impacts and reductions in produc...
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Amy MossDr. Peter SellePeter Groves Stuart Wilkinson
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Article published the 30 from September from 2016:
Poultry manure fertilizer contains all the essential nutrients required for crop production, and its value as an organic fertilizer and a source of plant nutrients has been recognized for centuries. Even with i...
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Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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Article published the 19 from August from 2016:
INTRODUCTION There are several challenges associated with maintaining profitability in large tom turkey production. Among these are choosing the commercial genotype or strain that optimizes feed conversion ra...
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Joe MoritzMichael Lilburn
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Article published the 8 from August from 2016:
What is wet litter? When it comes to broiler production, feed, the quality of chicks and management come easily to our mind. Less attention is given to litter, while litter is defined as the combination of bed...
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Anja Pastor
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Article published the 1 from February from 2016:
The detrimental effects of ammonia in poultry production have been known for years. Numerous laboratory and field studies have shown how ammonia levels as low as 10 parts per million (ppm) affect birds health ...
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Ivan Gospodinov
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Article published the 16 from January from 2015:
Footpad dermatitis is a common problem in poultry. Severe cases of footpad dermatitis have a negative impact on animal welfare as well as on the commercial result of broiler units. The quality of the litter is ...
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Dr. Manfred Pietsch
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Article published the 9 from January from 2015:
Excess moisture in poultry houses causes both welfare and performance issues. We cannot eradicate moisture in poultry litter and neither do we want to. Moisture enters the poultry house in many different forms....
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Alo Mohan
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