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EPS-005: In-House Windrow Composting of Poultry Litter
poultry litter information sheet


 
210550, 15; 242550, 85;
Custom Field4: 2014 Jan
Custom Field5: ccoufal@poultry.tamu.edu


Product Code: EPS-005
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Electronic download only.  It is very expensive to completely clean out and replace litter in poultry houses. This publications outlines a cost-effective alternative that producers can use to extend the useful life of litter without damaging bird performance. In-house windrow composting, or IWC, is a litter management technique that uses heat to eliminate harmful organisms in poultry litter between broiler or turkey flocks. (3 pp., 3 figs) Authors: Craig Coufal, Darren Harmel, and Terry Gentry