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The significance of wet droppings in laying hens

Published Authors M. Choct, J. Roberts and S. Walkden-Brown Organisation University of New England Research Timing Jun 1999 Category Tag Export to PDF

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.