18 June 2014
Effect of Wet Litter on Welfare, Performance and Carcass Yield in Broilers
A Dutch study has shown that broilers kept on wet litter not only had more footpad dermatitis but they also had poorer performance and defects that caused welfare issues and more condemnations than other birds kept on normal, dry litter.
Author/Organization: The Meat Site
Topics: animal health, broilers, welfare on the farm