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Hardwood Sawdust as Poultry Bedding

Management Strategies for Utilizing Hardwood Sawdust as Poultry Bedding


Many concentrated poultry-producing areas of the USA including the Delmarva Peninsula have shortages of quality pine-base bedding materials. Yet, there are often ample supplies of cost-effective hardwood sawdust (HW) that could supplement this deficit. However, the poultry industry has been reluctant to use HW due to periodic mold-induced respiratory health concerns.



Management Strategies for Hardwood Sawdust as Poultry Bedding. 20 pages. January 2008.

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