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Optimising Livestock Production through Water Disinfection

The provision of drinking water with high physical, chemical and microbiological quality is of utmost importance in poultry and livestock husbandry.  For example in poultry rearing, chickens drink about twice as much as they eat (in hot climates the ratio is 3-4). Ensuring access to good quality water will reduce the need for antibiotics and improve the overall health of animals in your care. To ensure a good microbiological water quality, the water requires disinfection.

Conventionally chlorine was used for water disinfection but due to numerous disadvantages including inability to remove/prevent biofilm, narrow effectiveness range related to water characteristics, unable to kill protozoa, production of...

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