Larvae for layers

Lotte Bjerrum, Christian Holst Fischer, Steen Nordentoft

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Companies and researchers are in close collaboration developing a container- based system for cultivating fly larvae at organic poultry farms. In a one week process, manure will be converted to compost and the live larvae will be harvested and used for feeding laying hens. The larvae are expected to have a beneficial effect on the growth performance, intestinal health and on animal behavior in flocks.
Original languageEnglish
JournalICROFS news
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)14-15
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Bjerrum, L., Fischer, C. H., & Nordentoft, S. (2013). Larvae for layers. ICROFS news, 2013(2), 14-15.