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October 29, 2019

Best Practice on the Farm: Water Chlorination During Production

Water is an essential nutrient for birds. Providing a clean water supply throughout production promotes bird health, welfare and performance, which is important regardless of the production system used. Water disinfection during production is an integral part of a good flock management program. Controlling bacterial contamination and biofilm formation in the drinking system is key to reducing bird exposure to harmful organisms and minimizing the spread of disease. If allowed, chlorination is an effective way to achieve water sanitation, as it provides residual protection against recontamination, is easy to use and cost effective.  Read more

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