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Rice Hull Bedding

Advantages of Whole Unground Rice Hulls

  • Insect resistant.
  • Do not pack, therefore, do not require as much litter depth as other types of litter material – cover larger areas for same volume.
  • Easy to spread, cake very little, and clean out in half the normal time.
  • Aerate and mulch poultry litter, and will tend to move to the top as poultry droppings are added, making litter condition ideal and aiding in the maintenance of health.
  • Cushion livestock against otherwise hard surfaces which results in less foot and leg troubles, and in poultry less breast blisters and more “A” grade poultry.
  • Available throughout the year. Supply is not affected by seasonal factors. Consistent quality.
  • Improved thermal insulation.
  • Old litter containing Whole Unground Rice Hulls is ideal for composting and improving soil structure.

Coverage for Poultry Floors

  • Should aim for approximately 5cm depth of Whole Unground Rice Hulls.
  • For capping old litter, generally aim for 1cm depth

RH 125kg

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Coverage for Large Livestock Stalls

  • Should aim for approximately 15cm depth of Whole Unground Rice Hulls.
  • For capping old litter, generally aim for 4cm depth.
  • Bulk density of Whole Unground Rice Hulls is 110kg/m³.
  • Coverage with Whole Unground Rice Hulls to a depth of 10cm requires approximately 10kg/m³.

 

Packing

  • Whole Unground Rice Hulls are available in bulk or in bales of nominal weight 125kg.
  • Bales sizes averages 107cm x 107cm x 65cm or 0.75m³. Therefore compression ratio 1.5:1.