Poultry litter Technical Articles


Article published the July 26, 2019:

Effect of Bacillus Subtilis-based Direct-fed Microbials on Immune Status in Broiler Chickens Raised on Fresh or Used Litter

INTRODUCTION In the modern intensive production environment, multiple broiler flocks are commonly raised on a single batch of litter where day-old chickens are placed directly on used litter (Volkova et al., 2...
Author/s :
Daniel BautistaGregory SiragusaHyun Lillehoj
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Article published the July 11, 2019:

Poultry Litter and Pig Slurry Applications in an Integrated Crop-Livestock System

INTRODUCTION The practice of fertilization, when necessary, can result in a yield up to three times greater than when not adopting the practice (IFDC, 2012) and is responsible for preserving 67 million hectare...
Author/s :
Juliano Corulli CorrêaRodrigo Nicoloso
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Article published the March 12, 2019:

Influence of Covering Reused Broiler Litter with Plastic Canvas on Litter Characteristics and Bacteriology and the Subsequent Immunity and Microbiology of Broilers

INTRODUCTION Litter is a mixture of excreta, litter substrate (e.g., wood shavings, rice hulls, peanut shells), as well as soil, feathers, and other components. It is used to cover broiler house floors to abso...
Author/s :
Dany MesaElizabeth Santin
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Article published the October 23, 2018:

Effect of house type on growth performance, litter quality and incidence of foot lesions in broiler chickens reared in varying stocking density

Introduction Many parameters such as temperature and humidity affect environmental conditions within a poultry house. Heat and cold stresses, wet litter and ammonia emissions are among the extreme conditions a...
Author/s :
Danial Farhadi
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Article published the January 12, 2018:

High throughput genomic sequencing of bioaerosols in broiler chicken production facilities

Introduction Agricultural dust is generated in animal production facilities (Cambra-Lopez et al., 2010). Inhalation exposure to agricultural dust induces pulmonary inflammation and can lead to the development ...
Author/s :
Tom Tabler
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Article published the October 11, 2017:

Prevention of Footpad Lesions in Broilers

Efficacy of using Silvafeed® Nutri P plant extract to improve poultry feet quality and welfare Footpad dermatitis (FPD) has become a major issue for broiler industry in recent years. The development of nec...
Author/s :
Olivier Desrues
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Can Probiotics Improve the Environmental Microbiome and Resistome of Commercial Poultry Production?

  1. Introduction Modern American agriculture has become successful in producing food security despite having less than 1% of the US population actually listing farming as their occupation [1]. The US Ce...
Author/s :
Charles L. HofacreDr. John MaurerDr. Steve CollettGloria AvellanedaMargie Lee
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Article published the July 20, 2017:

Top layer humidification of bedding material of laying hen houses to mitigate dust emissions: effects of water spraying on dust, ammonia and odor emissions

Introduction Measures need to be taken in the Netherlands to reduce emissions of fine dust (PM10 and PM2.5) from major emission sources, including poultry houses with litter, to comply with European standards ...
Author/s :
Jan Van Harn Rick van Emous
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Article published the March 22, 2017:

Best Management Practices for Storing and Applying Poultry Litter

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...
Author/s :
Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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Article published the February 17, 2017:

Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan Development Checklist for Dry Litter Poultry Operations

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...
Author/s :
Dr. Casey W. Ritz
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