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on December 21, 2021

Wood heat could benefit poultry health, environment

The research investigated the use of byproducts from timber harvesting in chicken houses.

The dry heat produced by wood boiler systems could help reduce the incidence of digestive ailments in chickens and improve foot health, while also using fewer fossil fuels, according to new research from West Virginia University.

“This project is investigating the use of wood-based energy in the poultry industry…

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