Product traceability plays an important role at Jones-Hamilton Co. While some companies may just pay lip service to the endeavor, we make sure every employee understands its importance and how their specific job contributes to the traceability of sodium bisulfate in all the various industries and applications it is used.
The Ideal Environment for Chick Placement
Producers are tasked with increasing a chick’s body weight 4-5 times within the first seven days. Miss one day of optimal performance and 5-7% of growth potential can be lost. Creating an ideal environment for chick placement is a crucial part of attaining the desired performance, and something that is within each producer’s control.
From the Field: Maintain Biosecurity and Your Litter Management Program
Proper biosecurity procedures are a crucial, especially under the threat of AI. But we at Jones-Hamilton know that your litter amendment has an important role to play in ammonia control and pH manipulation even when biosecurity measures put your farm on lockdown.
From the Field: Full House Brooding – Something to Consider
In the past, partial house brooding was used as a method of saving fuel. But with today’s lower fuel prices and modern, tight and well-insulated houses there’s not much of an advantage to partial house brooding. In fact, there may be more advantages to full house brooding.
EPA Safer Choice Program Adds Sodium Bisulfate to Safer Chemical Ingredient List
Jones-Hamilton announces that sodium bisulfate (SBS) has been reviewed by the EPA’s Safer Choice Program and qualifies for use in Safer Choice-labeled products.
Seasonal Transitions for Poultry Houses
As we come into the fall season, poultry growers will find themselves transitioning between the heat removal needs of summer flocks to the moisture control needs of winter ventilation.
New Tagline Adopted by Jones-Hamilton Agricultural Division
The Jones-Hamilton Company recently announced the adoption of a new tagline for their Agricultural Division, We Know pH Matters, as well as a recently updated corporate logo.
Factors in the Development of Poultry Paw Lesions
Much attention has been paid to the condition of the litter in the last week or so of a bird’s life in regards to poor quality paws. However, by then it’s too late. Poultry paw lesions, or footpad dermatitis, begin to form in the first week of the bird’s life when the foot is still tender and easily damaged.
Quick Tips for Mixing PWT or LS-PWT2
The most important thing is to make sure that PWT® or LS-PWT2® is mixed evenly from top to bottom in the stock solution container.
pH and Waterline Management for Poultry: Tips you need to know
The pH of water in the nipple lines is important as this is the water the birds will be drinking.