Nutrient Criteria Slide Show            Slide 12

The main waste by-product of integrated poultry operations --  poultry litter -- is an agricultural resource that can be used as fertilizer for  row crops and to improve pasture for cattle.


An abundance of poultry litter can, therefore, lead to intensification of agricultural operations other than poultry production and the increased use of nutrients in a watershed.
Poultry Houses and Crops (CLICK TO ENLARGE)
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