The Alltech Feeding Times Issue 36 - Winter 2021 Winter 2021 - Page 17

ncentrations in poultry and humans
of the microbes and enzymes in the manure that help to release ammonia .
All these strategies , however , can be negatively affected by litter and manure accumulation , litter and manure moisture , bird type , barn temperature , disease challenges or a combination of these factors .
Poultry farm ammonia emissions from manure and ammonia gas in the barn are complex topics in the poultry industry , but with a combination of good ventilation , good barn management and a strategy for reducing ammonia gas formation , this issue can be successfully overcome at any time of the year .
Dr . Kayla Price is the poultry technical manager for Alltech Canada . She provides technical and sales support , with additional research responsibilities . Prior to joining Alltech , Price received her Ph . D . from the University of Guelph with a research focus on the environmental influence on live coccidiosis vaccine success in chickens . From this background , she gained a passion for poultry intestinal health . The poultry industry is everchanging , and she strives to share this enthusiasm with others .