Category: Rural Services

Category: Rural Services

Contemplating Chicken Litter?
June 16, 2015 Chicken Litter,Rural Services Marion Arthy

CONTEMPLATING CHICKEN LITTER?…  When chickens are raised on the ground in broiler houses, a layer of material (usually fine wood shavings) is used to cover the ground to provide a suitable surface for the birds. This litter absorbs much of the faeces (manure) produced by the birds.  It may also contain spilt chicken feed.  The chicken

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Foreign Objects in Silage by Trevor Schoorl
June 16, 2015 Forage Harvesting,Rural Services,Silage Charmaine Acworth

Foreign Objects In Silage by Trevor Schoorl, Lallemand Animal Nutrition Pty Ltd Foreign objects in paddocks or cow’s feed are not humorous issues, they cost everybody time and money.  In a silage system foreign objects can be classified into two distinct areas: 

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