Reducing Environment Pollution in Poultry Farming in Vietnam

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Reducing environment pollution in poultry farming through the use of probiotic bedding in Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam

Poultry farming generates wastes and toxins that, if untreated, are potentially polluting for the environment and hazardous to health. Smallholder farms keep small flock sizes but have less experience and investments in treating bedding and wastewater before these enter the soil (as organic fertilizer) or water systems. Waste could also be a source of Salmonella bacteria. However, these hazards could be reduced with the simple use of probiotic bedding or the treatment of bedding and poultry housing with healthy bacteria to crowd out the pathogenic bacteria.

Led by Ms. Hoang Thi Thanh Huong of the Thai Nguy