Technical Bulletins

With our production background, the Jones-Hamilton team understands the daily struggles you face. Our series of technical bulletins addresses some of your key challenges in poultry production and steps you can take to enhance house conditions, improve bird performance and more.  Have questions? Find the representative nearest you or call (888) 858-4425 for help with any of our products.

PLT® Bulletins

Litter Management Best Practices: The Foundation for Success or Failure

Litter serves as the foundation of a flock’s success and careful management is required to ensure a positive impact on a flock’s performance. If proper management isn’t made a top priority, producers will more than likely be battling higher fuel costs and poor performance.

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Litter Acidification

Learn the basics of litter acidification with this informative piece.

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House Preparation and Brooding in the Face of Fuel Shortages

In the face of fuel shortages and high fuel costs, growers often make decisions regarding house preparation and brooding that they would not have made under rosier circumstances. In such events, these decisions can either minimize impact or cause harmful consequences from which the flock tends not to recover.

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Gangrenous Dermatitis and the Role of Poultry Litter

Gangrenous Dermatitis, a bacterial infection also known as gangrenous cellutitis or wing rot, is a significant problem for broilers and turkeys. However, since dermatitis is often under reported, it is difficult to know its true impact on the industry. Learn what simple management techniques you can follow to better control dermatitis in your poultry houses.

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Prevention and Scoring of Paw Lesions

Fifteen years ago, who would have thought that chicken paws would have become such an important part of the U.S. poultry industry? Today, good paws are integral to a complex’s profitability and are quite often the most profitable part of the chicken. The presence of paw or footpad lesions (pododermatitis or footpad dermatitis) is the number one cause of downgrades of chicken feet. Since there is no market for Grade “B” paws, the presence of footpad lesions can seriously erode a complex’s bottom line.

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Treating with PLT Mid-flock Reduces Ammonia and pH

The benefits of using PLT®-litter treatment at chick placement are well documented and widely accepted. However, as time goes on and PLT® is used up ammonia and pH levels can rise. Learn about the benefits of reapplying PLT® in mid-flock.

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The Role of pH in Poultry Production

At Jones-Hamilton Co, we know pH matters. In fact, pH is one of the many factors that influence the homeostasis and stability  of a living organism. Read about the effects of pH on poultry litter, air and water in our latest technical paper.

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Litter Manipulation through In House Composting

In-house composting, or windrowing, is an alternative to cleanout. However, it requires careful management to prevent problems from reoccurring. Learn about in-house composting best and how PLT® can increase your success.

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Accurately Measuring Ammonia in Poultry Houses

The negative impact ammonia can have on poultry is widely documented so growers understand the importance of measuring ammonia levels. However, the method and timing of measuring can significantly impact readings. Learn about the various ways to measure for ammonia and how to get the more accurate results.

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Effects of Ammonia on Profitability

It’s likely that ammonia is robbing profits from your houses–even if you can’t smell it. That’s because levels as low as 25 PPM can significant impact bird performance. Read on to learn how to stem ammonia-caused profit loss.

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PLT and LS-PWT2 Program Boosts Turkey Performance

Turkey grown on a PLT®/PWT® program showed increases in weights, feed conversion, and livability. Read on to get the full story.

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Foodborne Pathogen Concerns from a Production Point of View

Effective foodborne pathogen control should begin at the production stage. Learn what scientists have said growers can do to reduce Salmonella and other pathogens.

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Sodium Bisulfate as a Litter Treatment

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System evaluated the use of sodium bisulfate as a litter treatment in poultry houses. Read about their complete findings now.

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Poultry Eye Disorders

Birds rely heavily on their sight during daily activities. However, many eye disorders are overlooked. Learn about the most common eye disorders in poultry and the implications they carry.

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Economic Benefits of PLT in Winter

During winter months, PLT® has been shown to positively impact fuel costs, bird performance, litter pH and ammonia so much that it pays for itself and generates significant revenue. Get the full story.

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Economic Benefits of PLT in Spring and Summer

Ammonia levels are a concern even during warmer months. Learn how using PLT® to eliminate ammonia has been proven to improve bird performance and save on fuel costs.

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LS-PWT Bulletins

The Role of pH in Poultry Production

At Jones-Hamilton Co, we know pH matters. In fact, pH is one of the many factors that influence the homeostasis and stability  of a living organism. Read about the effects of pH on poultry litter, air and water  in our latest technical paper..

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SAS Bulletins

Foodborne Pathogen Concerns from a Production Point of View

Effective foodborne pathogen control should begin at the production stage. Learn what scientists have said growers can do to reduce Salmonella and other pathogens.

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Use of SAS for Chlorine Optimization in Meat and Poultry Processing Establishments

SAS® is used in conjunction with chlorine to maximize the antimicrobial properties of chlorinated processing water and chill systems. Read on to see how your facility can benefit.

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Proper Scalder Management Using SAS

SAS® gives establishments maximum flexibility in customizing a complete scalder program that best fits their operations without any regulatory usage restrictions. Learn more about how you can leverage SAS®.

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Set-up And Management Of SAS Delivery Systems

Find the answers to your questions about using SAS® in your processing facility.

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