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- Sheffield, C. L.; Crippen, T. L.; Beier, R. C.; Byrd, J. A.
- Journal of Applied Poultry Research 2014 v.23 no.1 pp. 116-120
- Campylobacter; Clostridium; Escherichia; Pseudomonas; Salmonella typhimurium; Staphylococcus; biocides; birds; feces; feed deprivation; flocks; food pathogens; gastrointestinal system; microbiological quality; poultry; poultry manure; recycling; rice hulls; viruses; wood shavings; yeasts
- ... Poultry are normally reared on bedding materials such as wood shavings or rice hulls. Poultry litter reuse for multiple flocks has become economically important in modern broiler production. However, this practice results in the litter serving as a reservoir of numerous microbial organisms, including, yeasts, molds, multiple types of viruses, and bacterial pathogens such as Salmonella, Escherichia ...