Poultry litter Technical Articles
Article published the January 16, 2015:
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 ...
Article published the January 9, 2015:
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....
Article published the October 27, 2014:
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...
Article published the July 17, 2014:
Footpad dermatitis (FPD), also called footpad lesions or pododermatitis, is a major welfare concern in broiler chickens. Severe FPD is likely to be painful for the birds, and because of its associ...
Article published the November 29, 2013:
Article published the October 2, 2013:
The sublimation of a simple substance or of a chemical compound is its transition from a solid state to a gaseous state without passing through the liquid state.
In modern language this term is also genericall...
Article published the January 7, 2013:
• As Biomass for generating Electricity
• As fertilizer for crop production
• Biogas production
• Compost improvement
• Feed in fish ponds
Article published the September 13, 2012:
Animal husbandry suffers from losses due to contamination with pathogenic bacteria. Their resultant impacts in animals include lower weight gains and increased mortality. Banning the use of in-fe...
Article published the July 30, 2012:
Aluminum sulfate (alum) is added to poultry litter in the poultry house to reduce ammonia volatilization.
Over half of the nitrogen excreted by chickens is lost to the atmosphere ...
Article published the May 31, 2012:
A feeding study was conducted to compare the effects of litter material, dietary fibre and sex on growth performance, organ development, mucosal morphometry and gut microbial communities in broilers. S...