Poultry, Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences

Poultry, Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-446X


Rohini Anupoju

Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India

  • Mini Review   
    Litter Management in Poultry
    Author(s): Rohini Anupoju*

    The poultry industry is one of the largest and fastest growing agro-based industries in the world. This can be attributed to an increasing demand for poultry meat and egg products. However, a major problem facing the poultry industry is the large-scale accumulation of wastes including manure and litter which may pose disposal and pollution problems unless environmentally and economically sustainable management technologies are evolved. Most of the litter produced by the poultry industry is currently applied to agricultural land as a source of nutrients and soil amendment. However environmental pollution, resulting from nutrient and contaminant leaching can occur when poultry litter is applied under soil and climatic conditions that do not favor agronomic utilization of the manureborne nutrients. This review discusses basics of litter management and its recycling... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2375-446X.21.9.215

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