Poultry litter Technical Articles

Management

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:
838 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
Statistics:
289 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:
557 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
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1306 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:
632 2
Article published the August 19, 2016:

Effect of Strain and Finisher Diet Non-Phytate Phosphorus Level on Performance and Litter Composition in Large Tom Production

INTRODUCTION There are several challenges associated with maintaining profitability in large tom turkey production. Among these are choosing the commercial genotype or strain that optimizes feed conversion ra...
Author/s :
Joe MoritzMichael Lilburn
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Article published the February 1, 2016:

Ammonia importance and Litter Treatment in modern poultry production

The detrimental effects of ammonia in poultry production have been known for years. Numerous laboratory and field studies have shown how ammonia levels as low as 10 parts per million (ppm) affect birds health ...
Author/s :
Ivan Gospodinov
Statistics:
1566 7
Article published the January 16, 2015:

The impact of crude fibre concentrate on footpad dermatitis in broilers

Footpad dermatitis is a common problem in poultry. Severe cases of footpad dermatitis have a negative impact on animal welfare as well as on the commercial result of broiler units. The quality of the litter is ...
Author/s :
Dr. Manfred Pietsch
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1705 9
Article published the January 9, 2015:

Moisture Management in Poultry Litter

Excess moisture in poultry houses causes both welfare and performance issues. We cannot eradicate moisture in poultry litter and neither do we want to. Moisture enters the poultry house in many different forms....
Author/s :
Alo Mohan
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837 8
Article published the October 27, 2014:

The Impact of Feed and Water on Litter Moisture

INTRODUCTION Because wet litter impacts broiler welfare and performance it is of vital importance to poultry producers. Wet litter in poultry houses may be caused by a number of factors including mycotoxins, d...
Author/s :
Kenneth Bruerton
Statistics:
1014 0
 
 
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