There has been, and continues to be, a lot of research into chicken litter, or bedding. For your convenience, here is a list of all completed research projects related to litter funded by the AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Program. This list will be updated as projects are finalised.
- Litter reuse: an evidence-based guide to reusing litter – final report (PRJ-006440), published July 2015
- Causal factors of ‘wet litter’ in chicken-meat production – project summary (PRJ-009184), published May 2016
- Summarised findings from Australian poultry odour research (2006–2017) – project summary (PRJ-010619), November 2018
- Litter, aerosols and food safety pathogens: summarising a decade of research – project summary (PRJ-010552), March 2017
- Suitability of litter amendments for the Australian chicken meat industry – final report and project summary (PRJ-011119), published April 2020
- Review of fresh litter supply, management and spent litter utilisation – final report (PRJ-010655), published March 2019
- Effect of an in-shed sprinkler cooling system on temperature, relative humidity, water usage, litter conditions, live weight and mortality – final report (PRJ-010245), published November 2018
- Analysis of innovative business models for improved chicken litter management – final report (PRJ-009747 and PRJ-010332), published May 2018
- Reducing stable fly emergence in soils amended with litter – project summary (PRJ-009946), published June 2017
- Waste to energy: techno-economic cost-benefit analysis – final report (PRJ-009747), September 2015
- Chicken litter: alternative fertiliser and ways to increase soil organic carbon (PRJ-003669), published September 2014
- Managing litter reuse for minimal nutrient runoff to surface water – final report (PRJ-000596), published April 2012
- Control of odour and dust from chicken sheds: review of ‘add-on’ technologies – final report (PRJ-000600), published March 2009
- Chicken litter: issues associated with sourcing and use – final report (WS990-19), published January 2007
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