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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.
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.
Ammonia in the wet areas of litter is corrosive to skin. PLT neutralizes ammonia on the litter’s surface, improving animal welfare and enabling more Grade A paws for improved profitability.
PLT decreases greenhouse gas emissions, improve animal welfare parameters and more. Companies invested in sustainability efforts that truly make a difference use PLT.
PLT poultry litter treatment provides reliable, safe, affordable ammonia control that allows growers to ventilate for relative humidity, not ammonia, which lowers costs significantly.
PLT poultry litter treatment provides reliable, safe, affordable ammonia control that boosts performance, lowers fuel costs and improves animal welfare.
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PLT has a positive impact on paw quality and helps get more profit out of paws.
The most efficient use of PLT is to bind ammonia released from litter in the presence of chicks—not to control ammonia in an empty house.
PLT is hygroscopic and does not need heat to activate.
Relative humidity can impact the activation time and longevity of PLT.
The main ingredient in PLT is safe for birds to consume.
Your PLT rate will be based on your litter and house conditions, and a few other variables.
PLT is the only litter amendment that can be safely applied with birds in the house.
If you've applied any poultry litter amendment other than PLT and get an ammonia spike at bird placement, PLT is the only litter treatment safe enough to apply with birds in the house.
PLT poultry litter treatment is an acidifier that eliminates ammonia and lowers pH in poultry houses of all types. PLT is preferred to other products for its efficacy, safety, consistency and more. Learn about all the reasons top poultry producers choose PLT.