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Research indicates new tool for reducing poultry ammonia emissions

USPOULTRY-funded research evaluated adding nitrocompounds to broiler diets to minimize ammonia emissions from broiler litter.

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Assn. (USPOULTRY) and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which the researchers found evidence of a new tool to reduce ammonia emission from broiler litter.

Drs. Woo Kim and Casey Ritz with the University of Georgia department of poultry science evaluated the addition of nitrocompounds to broiler diets to minimize the emission of ammonia from the broiler litter.

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