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Sustainable Agriculture / Broiler Husbandry / North America
on July 18, 2018

Poultry litter management tips in antibiotic-free settings

Two experts shared their advice on controlling litter moisture, ammonia levels and pathogen loads using litter amendments and other management methods.

Reduction of antibiotics in poultry rearing puts greater pressure on farmers to maintain proper litter conditions in order to produce the healthiest flocks.

The biggest key for poultry farmers is keeping ammonia and litter moisture levels under control. A pair of experts on litter management, Dr. Casey Ritz, professor and…

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