Poultry litter News

News published on April 25, 2019:

Poultry litter can cause fires if stored improperly

By Adam Speir for CAES News College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences University of Georgia   Barn fires have long been known as a potential hazard of storing hay, but a recent barn fire in ...
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News published on April 24, 2019:

Extension ASAs and NC State Faculty Give Calibration Demos

By Rhea Hebert NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science If you aren’t an active farmer, you might think spring has just finally sprung – but for North Carolina farmers, spring chores start ...
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News published on January 27, 2017:

Workshop on Toxic Release Inventory Reporting Guidance Offered at IPPE 2017 on Thursday

A free workshop will be offered to International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) attendees on the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) program. The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is sponsoring ...
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News published on September 16, 2016:

UGA Cold Weather Management Workshop on Nov. 14-16

On November 14-16, 2016, the UGA Cold Weather Management Workshop will be conducted at the Oconee County Civic Center in Watkinsville, Georgia, a few miles from the University of Georgia.This intensive training...
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News published on July 1, 2016:

Susan Watkins named 2016 Industry Leader of the Year

Dr. Susan Watkins, University of Arkansas Poultry Extension Specialist, was presented with the 2016 Industry Leader of the Year Award by The Poultry Federation at the 57th Annual Poultry Festival held June 17-1...
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News published on December 14, 2012:

Value-adding to Poultry Litter

Poultry farmers are consistently looking at ways to reduce costs, increase farm efficiencies and maximise their return on investment. For many, the management of poultry litter is one aspect of their operations...
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Poultry CRC
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News published on April 29, 2010:

Kemin Agri Foods South Asia: presentation on “Wet Litter – Common Causes and Control Measures”

 Kemin Agri Foods South Asia delivered presentation on “Wet Litter – Common Causes and Control Measures” in Veterinary College, Namakkal of TamilNadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences Univer...
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News published on September 11, 2009:

Australian Study: Broilers Raised on Fibrous Litter are More Uniform

A recent Poultry CRC study has shown that broilers raised on fibrous litter are generally more uniform in feed consumption, Feed Conversion Ratio (FCR) and, most importantly, body weight. This potentially great...
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News published on February 9, 2009:

Tracking Poultry Litter Phosphorus: Threat of Accumulation?

The Delmarva Peninsula, flanking the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, is home to some 600 million chickens. The resulting poultry manure and some of the chicken house bedding material is usually composted a...
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Soil Science Society of America press release
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News published on November 19, 2008:

Litter Conditioning for a Healthy Flock

The high cost of clean out, litter disposal and new bedding makes it economical for broiler producers to re-utilize bedding material for one, two, three or even more years of production. However, this practice ...
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University of Arkansas AVIAN Advice newsletter
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