The Alltech Feeding Times Issue 36 - Winter 2021 Winter 2021 - Page 14

HOW TO CONTROL AMMONIA LEVELS IN POULTRY HOUSES

This
blog is a summary of an article published in Canadian Poultry .
One of the biggest complaints surrounding the poultry barn — apart from flies — is the smell of the manure . The ammonia concentration in poultry houses not only contributes to the smell but can be harmful for both the birds in the barn and the workers who frequent the barn . Understanding how ammonia gas is formed , the impact it can have on the bird and how to control ammonia levels can be helpful for proper poultry management .
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