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New Technologies / Broiler Husbandry
on June 16, 2020

Litter reuse can hinder Salmonella growth in chickens

Bacteria found in poultry feces help form microbiome.

New research published in the Journal of Environmental Quality has revealed that microbes found in recycled poultry litter could improve bird health by preventing the growth of pathogens like Salmonella.

The study also explored how moisture, ammonia levels and other litter characteristics can affect the mix of bacteria, fungi and…

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