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Hens / Cage-Free Laying Systems / Egg Production / Poultry Welfare
on June 19, 2018

Tools for litter management in cage-free layer houses

Controlling litter moisture and depth in cage-free aviary systems are important for maintaining air quality and bird health.

“The key to success for cage-free egg production is a manager who is open-minded and interested in learning,” said Steve Walcott, Big Dutchman's vice president of sales. “We can’t just take what we know about traditional housing and expect those practices to work in cage-free production. We need to…

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