In-House Windrow Composting of Poultry Litter

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
January 25, 2022
Price
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Overview

This publications outlines a cost-effective alternative that producers can use to extend the useful life of litter without damaging bird performance.

It is very expensive to completely clean out and replace litter in poultry houses. This publications outlines a cost-effective alternative that producers can use to extend the useful life of litter without damaging bird performance. In-house windrow composting, or IWC, is a litter management technique that uses heat to eliminate harmful organisms in poultry litter between broiler or turkey flocks. (3 pages)

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