Tag Archive: ammonia, Casey Ritz, litter, University of Georgia, Windrow, windrowing
Feb 05, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Windrowing litter can reduce pressure from poultry viruses, insects and bacteriaPoultry producers looking to improve litter quality and flock health should consider windrowing — a practice that not only works to control ammonia in the reconditioned litter but also reduces...
May 23, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Water pressure: How does it affect broilers’ consumption, performance?Low-pressure water systems designed to reduce water usage have some poultry growers turning up the pressure to hydrate flocks and improve bird performance, but is this a sound practice economically?
Nov 15, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Wet litter, footpad dermatitis tied to reduced broiler performanceIncreased litter moisture not only led to severe footpad dermatitis (FPD) in broilers, it reduced other aspects of animal welfare and negatively affected performance and carcass yield.
Aug 05, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Producing Grade A chicken starts in the broiler houseIn order to produce Grade A chicken at the processing plant, poultry producers must place healthy chicks and maintain bird quality throughout the life cycle.