Ammonia gas in coops, pens and other areas chickens live affects their health condition. An effective ammonia control product, litter management, and ventilation will minimize the level of ammonia in your coop. Minimizing ammonia has several positive effects including: improved growth and egg productivity, reduces the likelihood of respiratory diseases and eye conjunctivitis , improves the birds’ welfare and provides a pleasant, safe environment for them.
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By Dr. Tahseen Aziz, Rollins Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Dr. H. John Barnes, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA