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Keeping litter dry is part of the overall poultry management in chicken farming.
Litter conditions affect effective farm management which in turns affect it farms profits.
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Dry litter helps control ammonia leaves provides a healthy flock environment and reduces hock and foot pad burns and breast blisters.
To realize the flocks full production potential, it is essential that the moisture content of the litter in the poultry house be maintained at the proper level.
To achieve this management practices should ensure that the flock has proper quality feed and clean water.
This will go along way to ensure pathogens don’t enter the house.
The drinking water equipment should be put right, there’s proper ventilation and moisture absorbing material is used.