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Poultry Health & Disease
on December 8, 2016

Litter composting can improve broiler performance

In-house windrow composting, if done properly, can improve bird health and reduce the tonnage of litter the farm produces.

Reusing poultry bedding, referred to as built-up litter, is a common practice in U.S. broiler houses and turkey finishing barns. Windrow composting techniques have been developed which, if properly implemented, can achieve several positive benefits, according to Bud Malone, consultant, Malone Poultry Consulting.

Speaking at WATT Global Media’s “New developments

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