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Cherie Lasota

The Birth of Litter Management

By | Noticias, 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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3 Factors that Impact Paw Health

By | Noticias, 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 | Noticias, 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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Litter Moisture in Dry Winter Months

By | Noticias, PLT
Managing the moisture content of litter requires a careful balancing act. Its importance cannot be understated as maintaining moisture levels of 20-40% serves as the basis for management recommendations on microbial growth, litter pasteurization and ammonia volatility. Litter serves as...
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