Poultry Farming Litter management to reduce Smell and Ammonia in Poultry .
Poultry Farming Litter management to Lower bacterial & Other diseases in Poultry farm. By These tips. Mortality will be less, FCR( Feed Conversion ratio will be improved. The smell in Your Poultry Farm will be less.
Poultry farmer thinks it is a minor issue, that is litter. Bit Litter management in poultry plays a major role. The role of litter is not only to give comforts to birds but also absorb the excreta of Birds.
Always use Dry Wood Powder/Wood Dust or Rice hull. The blunder mistake by Poultry Farmer by using moist Wood Powder or wood dust. So always use Dry, Very Dry Wood Powder.
I found the rice hull absorb better than Wood Powder. So if using Wood Powder avoid wet or moist. As chicks are going to arrive at your poultry farm make full preparation.
Use very very thin layer is of Calcium hydroxide( Slake lime). Then cover with Rice hull or Wood Powder. After that use Waste newspaper for first 3-4 days of Chicks life.Newspapers covering help to stop Baby chicks from eating Rice hull/Wood powder or other things.
After 4-5 days start Raking.Proper racking reduces the mortality rate of chicks and it also enhances the proper growth of chick by minimizing the disease spread. Either do it by raking machine or manually. But it must avoid ammonia level in Poultry farm. Remember Never do racking at the when the temperature is high. Always choose Evening or Morning Time. Best time is early morning. if you feel the litter is too much moist. Immediately throw it Outside & replace with fresh Rice hull or other things you use as litter.
By this, the bird is either turkey or Broiler will feel relaxed & bird performance will be improved. I guarantee, if you strictly do this, Ammonia level in your Poultry farm with small management, it will give better FCR( Feed Conversion Ratio).
Ascites’s Problem will be less
The Water coming from Bird’s eyes because of Ammonia & less chance of Cocci in Broiler or turkey.
( Ascites is a Gastroenterological term for an accumulation of fluid in the bird’s stomach).
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