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Poultry Health & Disease / Broiler Husbandry / North America
on May 4, 2018

Washing broiler transport cages - if not, why not?

Washing and drying cages improves food safety but brings new logistical challenges.

Campylobacter and Salmonella are leading causes of human bacterial foodborne disease and are epidemiologically linked to poultry and poultry products. What is the role of the transport coops for spreading this contamination in broiler chickens?

Reasons to consider washing

Transport cages have been demonstrated as a significant source of bacterial…

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