Correct litter management greatly improves poultry health and comfort.
These lesions occur when the animals stay in contact with a soil that is too hard, crusty and cold.
Moreover, a deteriorated bedding has direct consequences on the musculoskeletal system of the animals (lameness) with impacts on the growth of the animals and the quality of the carcasses (increase of the seizure rate, decrease of the yield of cutting, injuries of the wishbone ) (source ITAVI, 1997a, b Technical Institute of Poultry Farming)
"It is important to have a homogeneous distribution of the litter so that the young poultry do not have to fight to feed and drink, it is the key to the success for the good development of a batch." Mr Leroux
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