Poultry litter Technical Articles

Management

Article published the January 6, 2023:

The multidimensional causal factors of ‘wet litter’ in chicken-meat production

1. IntroductionThe occurrence of ‘wet litter’ in meat chicken sheds is associated with concerns regarding animal welfare, flock health, food safety, environmental impacts and reductions in productio...
Author/s :
Amy MossDr. Peter SelleMark DunlopPeter Groves Stuart Wilkinson
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Article published the December 14, 2022:

Adverse links between wet poultry litter, footpad dermatitis and common disease occurrences

Footpad dermatitis (FPD) starts as an erosion of the footpad skin, which can look like a dirty mark that develops into broken painful ulcers if the skin gets damaged. The prevalence rates are usually seen aroun...
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Article published the December 7, 2022:

Evaluation of growth performances and carcass traits of white pekin ducks reared on different depths of bedding materials (Rice husk) after 42 days

Background & ObjectivesBedding materials and depth of beddings are vital elements for litter management, which could directly or indirectly alter the growth performance of poultry. In the poultry industry, ...
Author/s :
Oketch Elijah Ogola
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Article published the December 6, 2022:

Ammonia emissions in poultry barns and management strategies

One of the biggest complaints surrounding the poultry houses is the smell of manure. The ammonia concentration in poultry houses not only contributes to the smell but can be harmful for both the birds and the w...
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Dr. Shivi Maini
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Article published the December 5, 2022:

Comprehensive Survey of the Litter Bacterial Communities in Commercial Turkey Farms

INTRODUCTIONDuring the last decade, the decrease in sequencing costs coupled with innovations in computational technologies (1) has remarkably advanced our understanding of the composition and function of micro...
Author/s :
bishnu prasad adhikariDr. Guillermo Tellez-IsaiasYoung Min Kwon
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Article published the November 10, 2022:

Positive modulation of intestinal milieu by dietary Progres® amendment confirmed in a broiler trial

A few years back, it was discovered that in-feed coniferous resin acids support gut integrity and luminal homeostasis in the intestinal mucosa of broiler chickens by reducing inflammation-associated degradation...
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Hannele Kettunen
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Article published the September 22, 2022:

A Review of Novel Biological Alternatives to Antibiotic Therapies in Poultry

I. INTRODUCTION Antibiotic stewardship and the judicious use of antibiotics as treatment for specific disease occurrences, rather than using sub-therapeutic doses for growth promotion, are well established conc...
Author/s :
Alex TurneyAlison Leary
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Article published the August 30, 2022:

Identification of Broiler Poultry House Dust Components Using Chemical and Physical Analysis

Dust found in poultry housing is a complex substance most likely comprised of a mixture of excreta, feather, feed and bedding material. Exposure to poultry dust can impair the health of both poultry and poultry...
Author/s :
M. AhaduzzamanPriscilla GerberSteve Walkden-Brown
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Article published the May 11, 2022:

Enrichment for broilers and turkeys – from theoretical consideration to practical application

INTRODUCTIONBroilers and turkeys are traditionally kept under monotonous environmental conditions, which compromise bird welfare due to inactivity, restriction of the behavioural repertoire and various health h...
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Werner Bessei
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Article published the May 10, 2022:

On-Farm Welfare Assessment: Broilers

In 2020, the poultry industry had a combined value of over $35.5 billion in the United States. Of that, $21.7 billion came from broiler chicken production (USDA-NASS, 2021). Over 9.22 billion broiler chickens w...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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