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Manage Wet Litter

Strategies to Manage Wet Litter

Published: September 21, 2010
Abstract Poultry litter becomes wet when the rate of water addition (urine/faeces/spillage) exceeds the rate of removal (evaporation). Anti-nutritional factors, toxins, pathogens and nutrient imbalances may cause wet litter directly by altering normal digestive physiology or indirectly by disturbing normal gut ecology. Poor quality ingredients and those with excess oligosaccharides or minera...
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Dr. Steve Collett
University of Georgia
R Kannan
Kemin Industries, Inc
22 de septiembre de 2010

Very good article and thanks Dr.Stephen R. Collet. One of the very valid point you brought in this article is the mycotoxin and its role in litter quality. There are n number of research papers stated that pathogenic microorganism with mycotoxins will have much adverse effect when compare to only mycotoxins or microorganism. At low level, mycotoxins will cause only the performance impact and along with other causative factors it will create much higher rious impact.
Once again thank you for the good article!
R Kannan
Product manager - Kemin

Dr Jaydip Mulik
22 de septiembre de 2010
Dear Sir, Its very elaborative article on WET Litter.Article shows a systematic approach on the topic presentation which will benefit to all the technical persons concerned. I expect much more technical articles to be posted in future on the Engormix from your side, with the help of which more literacy will be created on the subject matter. Thanks & regards, Dr Jaydip Mulik (M.V.Sc.DCT)
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