How to avoid litter caking

29-01-2016 | Updated on 07-02 | | |
How to avoid litter caking
How to avoid litter caking

The condition of litter in poultry houses influences bird performance, which can have financial implications for growers and integrators. When litter begins to retain moisture it will clump together, which is referred to as caking. What exactly causes compacted litter? What are the risks?

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