Poultry litter Technical Articles

Management

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...
Author/s :
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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Article published the April 1, 2022:

Short Communication: Evaluation of the Physical and Chemical Properties of Some Agricultural Wastes as Poultry Litter Material

INTRODUCTIONAlthough rearing the meat poultry in cage systems has recently attracted a lot of attention, however, some of the meat poultry stocks particularly broiler chicken still grow up on the floor of the p...
Author/s :
Danial Farhadi
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Article published the April 1, 2022:

Limiting Ammonia Generation During Brooding

Something to consider. If we preheated and ventilated a house long enough prior to chick arrival, the need for a litter treatment would be drastically reduced, if not possibly eliminated. Litter treatments are ...
Author/s :
Connie MouDr. Mike CzarickHong Li
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Article published the March 30, 2022:

Ammonia Control During Brooding Begins When Previous Flock Ends

The level of ammonia young chicks will be exposed to during the first week of their lives is determined to a large extent by what was done to the litter between the flocks. Towards the end of a flock, the birds...
Author/s :
Connie MouDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the March 30, 2022:

Windrowing and Optimal Brooding Conditions

Windrowing has become a very popular method of managing litter between flocks. In order to get the most benefit out of windrowing, the litter needs to be relatively damp. How damp? Ideally, the litter moisture ...
Author/s :
Connie MouDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the October 12, 2021:

A molecular based method for rapid detection of Salmonella spp. in poultry dust samples

Method detailsSalmonella spp. cause fowl typhoid and pullorum diseases in poultry and are responsible for nontyphoidal Salmonella infection in humans. Prevention of Salmonella infection in chicken flocks is an ...
Author/s :
M. AhaduzzamanPeter Groves Priscilla GerberSteve Walkden-Brown
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Article published the September 28, 2021:

Assessment of Three Antimicrobial Residue Concentrations in Broiler Chicken Droppings as a Potential Risk Factor for Public Health and Environment

1. IntroductionAntimicrobials are routinely used to treat clinical livestock diseases, as well as to control common disease events, or even as animal growth promoters [1]. Though the latter use is not allowed i...
Author/s :
Betty San Martín NuñezJaviera Kelly Cornejo
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Article published the September 24, 2021:

Feeding pigs and broilers for their health: the need to go beyond animal performance - from a meta-analytic approach to animal trials

IntroductionAccording to the FAO, livestock is one of the fastest growing sectors of global agricultural production. It is evolving in response to the rapid increase in demand for products of animal origin...
Author/s :
Marie-Pierre Létourneau Montminy
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Article published the September 6, 2021:

Impact of poultry litter Salmonella levels and moisture on transfer of Salmonella through associated in vitro generated dust

INTRODUCTIONSalmonella is a foodborne pathogen of great concern, and often, Salmonella outbreaks are found to originate from poultry (CDC, 2018; CDC, 2019). Every year in the United States, Salmonella is respon...
Author/s :
Dianna BourassaDr. R. Jeff BuhrJames KrehlingKen Macklin
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