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on April 10, 2019

5 ways to minimize ammonia in aviary housing

High ammonia levels may have a negative effect on bird health; managing the issue is key in successful poultry production

As layer house designs start to include more cage-free systems and birds have floor access, managers need to look for ways to keep ammonia levels under control.  

Excessive ammonia can damage bird health and have a negative effect on production and profitability.

Ammonia is produced when bacteria and enzymes decompose…

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