Poultry litter Technical Articles

Management

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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89 0
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
Statistics:
622 1
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
Statistics:
458 4
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
Statistics:
607 0
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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267 0
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
Statistics:
789 2
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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275 0
Article published the February 6, 2017:

What Causes Footpad Dermatitis in Poultry?

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...
Author/s :
Tom TablerWei ZhaiYi Liang
Statistics:
501 4
Article published the November 18, 2016:

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

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...
Author/s :
Amy MossDr. Peter SellePeter Groves Stuart Wilkinson
Statistics:
1154 21
Article published the September 30, 2016:

Maximizing Poultry Manure Use Through Nutrient Management Planning

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...
Author/s :
Dr. Casey W. Ritz
Statistics:
556 2
 
 
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