Research – Reusing chicken litter shows benefits against Salmonella

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Broiler chickens raised for meat need millions of tons of litter, or bedding material, each year. Reusing chicken litter can save costs, but the practice has some health and safety concerns, according to an announcement from the American Society of Agronomy.

A new study shows that the environment in reused poultry litter can deter growth of pathogens like salmonella.

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