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The significance of wet droppings in laying hens

  • Organisation University of New England

The significance of wet droppings in laying hens

The project was initiated due to numerous complaints from the industry egg producers regarding the issue of wet droppings and the hygienic implications this causes.The focus of the project was to examine wet litter problems from a nutritional perspective and to develop strategies minimising the problem.

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The project was initiated due to numerous complaints from the industry egg producers regarding the issue of wet droppings and the hygienic implications this causes. The focus of the project was to examine wet litter problems from a nutritional perspective and to develop strategies minimising the problem.

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