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Thursday, 28 May 2015

Playing chicken with biochar


Standard shed based poultry and egg production systems can have negative impacts on animal welfare / health and the local and wider environment. These problems usually have economic impacts on the industry. Biochar has been shown to have a positive effect over a wide range of issues via diverse applications.

There are many interesting articles and published research on the use of biochar in the poultry industry. This article from David Yarrow is already a few months old but provides a great summary on the opportunities that are being explored around the world.

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