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From its impact on house ventilation programs to ammonia generation and bird health, moisture has the potential to wreak havoc if left unchecked.
Explore ParlorPal application details for dairy, feed yards, sheep and goats.
Get to know this versatile acidifier and how it can help your dairy farm, goat or sheep farm, or feed lot (and more).
When you put PLT head-to-head against the competition, it's easy to see that no other product comes close to its level of safety and efficacy.
When you make pickles, you preserve them by lowering pH. Watch now to understand how that relates to the condition of your litter.
Hear how Dr Smith uses ParlorPal to control dairy ammonia while lowering bedding cost.
Want to get the most out of your poultry litter windrowing? Follow these 6 steps to maximize effectiveness.
While nipple drinkers limit contamination risks, they certainly don’t eliminate them. Learn what you can do to maximize water line cleaning for healthier water.
ParlorPal es un ácido mineral natural que reduce el pH del lecho, el estiércol y el agua del pediluvio para crear un entorno más seguro para los animales y los trabajadores.
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While a certain amount of risk is unavoidable in animal production, managing risk can help limit exposure to losses. In live production, risk presents itself in many forms, one of which is ammonia.
While ammonia in the gas phase does not seem to irritate skin on the feet, ammonia found in wet litter can cause burns or dermatitis. With moisture playing such a key role in downgraded paws, these are the three key variables to focus on to keep paws healthy .
Dr. Joey Bray shares his key tips to successfully manage litter between flocks so that your ammonia control, litter moisture and PLT effectiveness all reach optimum levels.
Working to maintain ideal consumption of quality water is one of the most impactful things a grower can do to support bird health and performance.
Learn more about ParlorPal, a natural mineral acid that lowers the pH of bedding, manure and footbath water to create a safer environment for animals and workers.
Applying PLT lowers litter pH and eliminates ammonia for improved air quality while increasing the nutrient value of litter. But that is just the beginning of the story on sustainability.
Proper pre-heating of the poultry house environment is essential to maximizing flock performance. Pre-heating raises the core temperature of the litter bed, which increases ammonia volatilization and water evaporation.
PLT increases the nutrient value of litter by retaining nitrogen and turning ammonia gas into fertilizer.
Studies have shown that ammonia can reduce food consumption, growth rate and carcass quality. PLT helps improve feed conversion for better performance and lower costs.
Poultry growers use litter amendments to control ammonia and pH, but not all litter amendments are created equal when it comes to safety and impact on the environment. PLT is the safest choice.