The team at Jones-Hamilton Co. are known as experts on pH management in animal production. Explore our library of resources to find insights on maximizing product benefits and poultry litter management best practices.

PLT Common Question: How Does PLT Impact Paw Quality?
PLT has a positive impact on paw quality and helps get more profit out of paws.
PLT Common Question - Why is it ideal to apply PLT as close to bird placement as possible?
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.
Does PLT need heat to activate?
PLT is hygroscopic and does not need heat to activate.
PLT Common Questions - How does relative humidity impact PLT?
Relative humidity can impact the activation time and longevity of PLT.
PLT Common Question: Can birds eat PLT?
The main ingredient in PLT is safe for birds to consume.
PLT Common Questions What PLT application rate should I use?
Your PLT rate will be based on your litter and house conditions, and a few other variables.
PLT Common Questions: Can PLT be applied with birds in the house?
PLT is the only litter amendment that can be safely applied with birds in the house.
PLT to the rescue
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.
Why Choose PLT?
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.
PLT: House Preparation and Recommended Application Procedures
By following the recommend procedures when preparing your poultry houses and applying PLT, you will be able to eliminate more ammonia and extend the life of your PLT.
Maximize your PLT application with these 5 simple steps.
Maximize your PLT application with these 5 simple steps.
Maximize your PLT application with these 5 simple steps
Proper PLT Application Procedures (Spanish)
Optimizing your PLT application and eliminating the most ammonia from your poultry houses begins with proper preparation. Learn how to prepare your poultry houses and make the most of your PLT with this video (in Spanish).
10 Common Questions about PLT
Since the launch of PLT in 1994, these are the questions that are asked the most.
PLT-Treated Litter Makes Litter More Valuable as a Fertilizer Source
PLT binds ammonia in a non-reversible process, which means the nitrogen is retained in the litter and actually increases over time, raising its value as a fertilizer.
Higher Rates of PLT Saves on Fuel Costs
Higher rates of PLT can save $600-$1,200 a flock on fuel costs.
This study evaluated the environmental impact of PLT - Poultry Litter Treatment from the production through distribution, and compared it to the environmental benefits of product application.
PLT Effects on Fuel Cost and Performance
In this study on the effects of PLT litter amendment on fuel costs and bird performance, the farms that used PLT showed a significant drop in fuel costs due to the elimination of ammonia. Furthermore, bird weights improved generating additional revenue.
Summer Effect of PLT on Performance, pH and Ammonia
A comparison study of three farms showed the wide reaching effects of PLT litter amendment, including how it significantly and consistently lowered ammonia and litter pH for significant fuel savings during summer months.

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