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High quality litter proven to strenghten broiler house performance

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By Drs. Casey W. Ritz

Brian D. Fairchild

& Michael P. Lacy

Special to Poultry Times

ATHENS, Ga. — Quality of chicks, feed and water are all of great concern to broiler producers, but quality of litter in broiler houses is seldom given sufficient emphasis. This is unfortunate because birds are in continuous contact with litter. Litter conditions significantly influence broiler performance and, ultimately, the profits of growers and integrators. Litter is defined as the combination of bedding material, excreta, feathers, wasted feed and wasted water.

Bedding material

Bedding material serves a number. . .

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