Yearly Archives

2019

The Birth of Litter Management

By | News, PLT
How One Company Defined Industry Standard Practices In the mid-1980s, litter management didn’t really exist. It didn’t need to. Shavings were inexpensive and were replaced with each new flock. The majority of the industry had large curtain side walls with...
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Then vs Now of Litter Management

By | News, PLT
Twenty-five years ago, poultry litter didn’t have to be managed. It was cleaned out after every flock. Today, growing birds on built-up litter—be it multiple flocks or multiple years—is standard, making the management of that litter a vital part of...
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Poultry Solutions

3 Factors that Impact Paw Health

By | News, PLT
Chicken paws have become a lucrative commodity in the industry with millions in exports annually. In addition, they serve as an indicator of animal welfare during audits and can be a direct indicator of bird performance. Footpad dermatitis (FPD), the...
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Litter Management Pitfalls on WattAgNet

By | News, PLT
Jones-Hamilton's resident litter management expert, Blake Gibson, was recently featured by Watt Global Media with his review of the most common litter management pitfalls. "Over the last several years, poultry production experienced a great number of changes creating a domino...
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