Only small percentage of litter fed to cattle

March 2004
Southeast Farm Press;3/3/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p35
Trade Publication
Analyzes the impact of the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ban on using poultry litter as cattle feed. Risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy; Reports of small percentage of cattle being fed with the litter; Cost of the transportation of litter; Use of dry stack facilities to store the litter.


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