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Barn Fresh Plus vs. Hydrated Lime & Limestone (Ca)

The results are in…Barn Fresh Plus provides more coverage per bag and absorbs more than three times the amount of liquid than Limestone (Ca). When analyzing remaining airborne ammonia, Barn Fresh Plus outperforms both Limestone (Ca) and Hydrated Lime, leaving zero detected ammonia after twenty four hours.

Barn Fresh Plus absorbs up to 125% of its weight in liquid, suppresses ammonia and odor and contains an antimicrobial and moisture activated scenting agent to help eliminate additional bacterial odors.

In addition to its ability to outperform other odor control, ammonia control and absorbent products, Barn Fresh Plus, unlike Hydrated Lime, is safe to handle, is not toxic or caustic and requires no special equipment or handling.

Barn Fresh Plus is also produced at a specific granulation in order to reduce dust.

Barn Fresh Plus can be used in calf hutches, under bedding, over sand and in any other area that is prone to be exposed to moisture and ammonia. Barn Fresh Plus is also often tilled into top soil in open lots to help absorb and dry out the lot and to reduce ammonia. Please note: Barn Fresh Plus contains a scenting agent and antimicrobial. The product should not be tilled into soil that will be used for growing food.

Barn Fresh Plus, when used in calf hutches, will absorb ammonia and reduce bacterial odors that attract flies and other insects. Barn Fresh Plus will also help create a drier, healthier environment while calves are in their hutches.

Application:

Barn Fresh Plus is best applied after cleaning out the hutches and before the calves are placed back into them for their 6-9 week hutch interval. However, the product is safe, non-caustic and non-corrosive and can be applied with cattle present, if needed.

Recommended application rate in calf hutches is 10 lb per 100 sq. ft.

Test Results:

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Activated Barn Fresh

ABF ACTIVATED BARN FRESH POULTRY LITTER AMMONIA CONTROL

Safe, cost effective poultry litter management.

WHAT IS ABF ACTIVATED BARN FRESH POULTRY LITTER AMMONIA CONTROL?

Activated Barn Fresh is an Organic-appropriate poultry litter acidifier that works just as well in conventional broiler barns. 

Activated Barn Fresh uses a patent-pending formula of Citric Acid and Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth to reduce pH and
Ammonia. While other acidifiers are hard on equipment and burn off quickly,

            Activated Barn Fresh: 

·        can be applied up to five days prior to chick placement

·        is easier on skin, clothing, and equipment than traditional acidifiers

·        improves litter condition as diatomaceous earth accumulates

·     works even better when litter is windrowed

·      can be applied with birds in the barn

·      is listed with OMRI, so is effective for both organic and conventional broiler flocks

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 ABF Activated Barn Fresh Poultry Litter Ammonia Control contains only Food Chemical Codex Ingredients and is OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) Listed in the US for use in organic production.

ABF ACTIVATED BARN FRESH POULTRY LITTER AMMONIA CONTROL

Effective poultry litter management.

Available in: 40 lb (18 kg) bags or bulk

Listed in the United States for use in organic production

Find a location near you by visiting our distribution page (US locations only) or contacting us.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FAQ

ABF Activated Barn Fresh Poultry Litter Ammonia Control contains citric acid, while original Barn Fresh does not.

Naturally found in citrus fruits, citric acid is an effective non-GMO acid.

Common uses for citric acid include:

  • In pharmaceuticals, as a pH adjusting agent
  • In cosmetics
  • As an additive and preservative in foods, jams, candies and sodas

Other acids used in poultry litter management include those below. In contrast to citric acid, these acids have many associated risks.

Aluminum Sulfate
The Risks of Aluminum Sulfate:

  • Rated toxic (D2B) with Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Considered an Environmentally Hazardous Substance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods Class 9

Sodium Bisulfate
The Risks of Sodium Bisulfate:

  • Rated toxic (D2B) with Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Considered an Environmentally Hazardous Substance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Corrosive Class 8

Sulfuric Acid
The Risks of Sulfuric Acid:

  • Rated very toxic (D1A) with Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Considered an Environmentally Hazardous Substance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) Corrosive Class 8

The suggested application rate for ABF is 40 lbs / 600 sq. ft. or as needed.

ABF Activated Barn Fresh Poultry Litter Ammonia Control has no transportation restrictions, in contrast to products using other acids.

Yes, ABF Activated Barn Fresh Poultry Litter Ammonia Control is OMRI Listed for use in organic production and is safe to be composted and used in the garden.

As well, ABF does not effect the quality of the compost fertilizer that can be produced from the poultry barn litter after the flock has been removed.

Barn Fresh Plus

BARN FRESH PLUS

Superior manure management and ammonia control.

WHAT IS BARN FRESH PLUS?

Barn Fresh Plus was developed to provide superior ammonia control and manure management in poultry houses and livestock facilities. It provides all of the benefits of our original Barn Fresh with the added protection of an antimicrobial.

Barn Fresh Plus contains diatomaceous earth and montmorillonite clay, as well as an antimicrobial and moisture activated scenting. It is treated with an antimicrobial in order to control the growth of bacterial odors. In addition, our Fresh Sense Technology, a moisture-activated scenting agent, releases a clean, fresh scent when it comes in contact with moisture.

BARN FRESH PLUS

Control the growth of bacterial odors.

Available in: 40 lb (18 kg) bags

YOUR 3-IN-1 SOLUTION 

FOR MANURE MANAGEMENT, ODOR AND AMMONIA CONTROL

With the extra protection of an antibacterial agent and moisture-activated scenting

  1. ODOR CONTROL
    • reduce ammonia levels
    • treated to control bacterial growth
  2. MOISTURE CONTROL
    • drier manure
    • less manure gas
  3. COST REDUCTION
    • save on labor and bedding
    • lowers heating and ventilating costs
AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE US AND CANADA

Find a location near you by visiting our distribution page (US locations only) or contacting us.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FAQ

Yes, Barn Fresh Plus is safe to use and handle. It is non-caustic, non-toxic and safe to use with all animals.

Yes, Barn Fresh Plus is thoroughly tested and is completely safe for all animals. Please note: this does not include reptiles or amphibians.

Barn Fresh Plus can be applied, safely and easily, to all surfaces using a drop-style fertilizer, spreader or manually.

The suggested application rate is 40 lbs per 500 sq. ft. Repeat as needed.

Barn Fresh Plus is not OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) listed, due to the antimicrobial and moisture activated scenting agent that it contains.

Barn Fresh Plus is available at feed and agricultural supply stores throughout the United States.

If your local feed store does not carry Barn Fresh Plus please request that they bring it in for you.

Click here to find a distributor in your area. If you are unable to locate a distributor in your area, please contact us and we would be happy to help.

Due to the antimicrobial and scenting agent present in Barn Fresh Plus, it should not be used in the compost or garden.

Barn Fresh

BARN FRESH NATURAL AMMONIA CONTROL

Your 3-in-1 barn deodorizer.

WHAT IS BARN FRESH NATURAL AMMONIA CONTROL?

Composed of a naturally occurring blend of food grade diatomaceous earth and montmorillonite clay, Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control is a barn deodorizer that offers a 3-in-1 solution. It lowers ventilation costs and has also shown to improve the overall health of your animals. Using Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control on a regular basis can help to reduce the amount of time and money regularly spent on manure management and bedding supplies.

Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control can be applied safely and easily to all surfaces, using a drop-style fertilizer spreader.

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OMRI Listed in the United States and Canada for use in organic production.
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Approved for use in organic operations in Canada with the Canadian organic standard.

BARN FRESH NATURAL AMMONIA CONTROL

Neutralize ammonia, lower moisture in bedding and manure and cut housekeeping costs.

Available in: 40 lb (18 kg) paper bags

THE BENEFITS OF BARN FRESH NATURAL AMMONIA CONTROL
YOUR 3-IN-1 BARN DEODORIZER

  1. NEUTRALIZE AMMONIA
    • Reducing ammonia levels reduces stress and disease and can also help to increase weight gains and productivity.
  2. LOWER MOISTURE IN BEDDING AND MANURE
    • Drier litter/manure gases off less ammonia; less moisture in barns, pens and enclosures is healthier for birds/animals; less moisture in manure means it is lighter and easier to clean out, saving time.
  3. REDUCE COSTS
    • Drier manure and enclosures saves you time and money on bedding and clean-out costs; reductions in ammonia emissions lowers heating and ventilation costs.
AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE US AND CANADA

Find a location near you by visiting our distribution page (US locations only) or contacting us.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FAQ

Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control is safe to use and handle and is a much better alternative to hydrated lime. It is 99% dust free (less than 200 mesh) and provides superior ammonia odor absorption.

Better feed and agricultural supply stores throughout the United States and Canada carry Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control.

If your local feed store does not carry it please ask them to bring it in for you.

Click here to find a distributor in your area (US distribution only). If you are in Canada or are unable to locate a distributor in your area, please contact us and we would be pleased to assist you.

Yes, Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control is completely safe to be used with all types of animals. Please note, this does not include reptiles or amphibians.

Yes, our original Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control is safe to be composted and used in the garden. Please note: Barn Fresh Plus should not be used in the compost or garden, due to the antimicrobial and scenting agent present in it.

A drop-style fertilizer spreader or large plastic pail with a pattern of holes drilled in the bottom can be used to apply Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control. The product can be applied either over top of or under bedding materials. Best results are achieved when the product is applied regularly as part of your housekeeping routine at an average rate of 36kg/1000 sq. ft.

Yes, Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control is listed with OMRI (the Organic Materials Review Institute) for use in organic production. Please note: Barn Fresh Plus is not OMRI listed, due to the antimicrobial and moisture activated scenting agent that it contains.

Check out our Absorbent and Deodorizer Comparison Chart to learn more about the differences between Stall DRY and Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control and which will work best for you.

Barn Fresh Natural Ammonia Control products are available at feed and agricultural supply stores throughout the United States and Canada. If your local feed store does not carry Barn Fresh please ask them to bring it in for you. Click here to find a distributor in your area. If you are unable to locate a distributor in your area, please contact us and we would be happy to help.

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Fresh Coop Chicken Grit

What Is Fresh Coop Chicken Grit?

Fresh Coop Egg Layer Grit is a soluble grit that is as effective as any Calcium Supplement for backyard layers that are 18 weeks old or even older than that. This product allows your chickens to easily swallow down their food since they do not have teeth to chew and breakdown any materials they put into their beak. You even have the choice of purchasing Fresh Coop Egg Layer Grit with either coarse grain or free-choice.

Why Is It Important?

It allows the eggs to stay strong and healthy in the chicken coop, along with having quality hard eggshells. Fresh Coop Egg Layer Grit offers a high source of natural calcium for the chickens, which allows them to lay strong eggs, instead of soft, thin-layered eggs that show a lack of calcium in your chickens. Keeping your chicken’s calcium intake up will ensure that your chickens will continually lay high-quality, healthy eggs. In addition, this product is exclusively for your chickens only. Make sure that you do not feed the Fresh Coop Egg Layer Grit to your Roosters or any other barn animal that you have, as this will not benefit their dietary needs or general health.

Where Can I Purchase?

You can learn more about Fresh Coop Chicken Grit, as well as use our store locator for this product on our website. If you have any other questions around this product, please do not hesitate to reach out to us as we would love to answer any of your questions. Please note that this product is only availa

Learn more about calcium supplement for your layers and why it’s an essential asset for your chicken coop here in our video. Please subscribe to our YouTube channel Absorbent Products Ltd. to stay up to date with what we are up to!

Fresh Coop Odour Control Canada

ACTIVATED BARN FRESH FRESH COOP ODOUR CONTROL

A natural and effective way to control moisture, ammonia and other unpleasant odours in your coop.

WHAT IS ACTIVATED BARN FRESH FRESH COOP ODOUR CONTROL?

A chicken coop odour neutralizer created with you in mind.

Based on the many uses and benefits of food grade diatomaceous earth for backyard flocks, we have developed a product line just for you! Our Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odour Control product keeps nesting areas drier and fresher, providing a healthier environment for both you and your chickens.

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odour Control provides the latest technology for ensuring a happy and healthy environment for your backyard chickens.

This chicken coop odour neutralizer combines natural Food Chemical Codex Grade Diatomaceous Earth with Calcium Montmorillonite and non-GMO Citric Acid to eliminate harmful ammonia levels, control odors and absorb moisture in your backyard chicken coop.

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odour Control can be used with backyard chickens, pullets, layers, quail, ducks, turkeys, pigeons, and pheasants.

Fresh Coop Odour Control for your Backyard Chickens

ACTIVATED BARN FRESH
FRESH COOP ODOUR CONTROL for your Backyard Chickens

The original odour control product for backyard chickens.


Available in:
9.07 kg resealable bag, or  3.18 kg jug with shaker lid

AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT CANADA
Please email us at info@absorbentproducts.com or call us at 1-800-667-0336 to find a location near you that carries Fresh Coop Odour Control for your Backyard Chickens 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FAQ

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odour Control for your Backyard Chickens minimizes the conversion of ammonium to ammonia by acidifying the poultry litter, with the help of a proper balance of citric acid and our naturally occurring blend of Diatomaceous Earth and Calcium Montmorillonite. This acidity also inhibits the activities of bacteria and enzymes that are involved in the formation of ammonia, reducing ammonia production. Finally, the natural absorption capabilities of our diatomaceous earth blend help to keep your coop clean and dry!

Learn more about the science behind Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odour Control – How Does it Work? The Science Behind Fresh Coop Odor Control

Citric Acid is an organic acid that is naturally derived from organic plant matter. Learn more about citric acid – What is Citric Acid?

Derived for organic plant matter, the citric acid in Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control is safe for your backyard flock. The Citric Acid in Fresh Coop does not contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and is classified as GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) by the EPA.

Ammonia is one of the most dangerous gases in the air. It can irritate an animal’s eyes, lungs, sinuses, mouth and skin and make them more vulnerable to infection. Humans can also be harmed by high levels of ammonia. Learn more about the dangers of ammonia – Could You and Your Animals Be At Risk: The Hazardous Effects of Ammonia in Barns, Stalls and Coops

Fresh Coop Care Kit

FRESH COOP CARE KIT

Your all-in-one chicken coop care kit.

WHAT IS THE FRESH COOP CARE KIT?

Our Fresh Coop Care Kit is an all-in-one chicken coop care kit that will provide you with everything you need to sustain a clean coop and a happy, healthy backyard flock!

The Care Kit contains three great, all-natural products that will help you maintain a successful, enjoyable and healthy flock.

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All products in the Fresh Coop Care Kit are OMRI Listed for use in organic production.

FRESH COOP CARE KIT

Everything you need for a happy, healthy flock!

Available in: 19 lb (8.6 kg) box

FRESH COOP CARE KIT CONTENTS

The Fresh Coop Care Kit contains the following products:

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control

The safe and easy way to manage ammonia odor and moisture levels present in your backyard coop.

7 lb (3.18 kg) jug with shaker lid

FRESH COOP DUST BATH

Dusting is part of your flock’s daily preening maintenance and keeps their feathers in tip top condition. Promote and enhance natural dust bathing behavior with Fresh Coop Dust Bath.

6 lb (2.72 kg) jug

RED LAKE EARTH DIATOMACEOUS EARTH WITH CALCIUM BENTONITE

Red Lake Earth (RLE) comes from a rare food grade deposit of diatomaceous earth that is enhanced with naturally occurring calcium bentonite.

6 lb (2.72 kg) jug

Fresh Coop Odor Control

ACTIVATED BARN FRESH FRESH COOP ODOR CONTROL

A natural and effective way to control moisture, ammonia and other unpleasant odors in your coop.

WHAT IS ACTIVATED BARN FRESH FRESH COOP ODOR CONTROL?

A chicken coop odor neutralizer created with you in mind.

Based on the many uses and benefits of food grade diatomaceous earth for backyard flocks, we have developed a product line just for you! Our Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control product keeps nesting areas drier and fresher, providing a healthier environment for both you and your chickens.

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control provides the latest technology for ensuring a happy and healthy environment for your backyard chickens.

This chicken coop odor neutralizer combines natural Food Chemical Codex Grade Diatomaceous Earth with Calcium Montmorillonite and non-GMO Citric Acid to eliminate harmful ammonia levels, control odors and absorb moisture in your backyard chicken coop.

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control can be used with backyard chickens, pullets, layers, quail, ducks, turkeys, pigeons, and pheasants.

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Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control is OMRI Listed in the United States for use in organic production.

ACTIVATED BARN FRESH FRESH COOP ODOR CONTROL CHICKEN COOP ODOR NEUTRALIZER

The original odor control product for backyard chickens.


Available in:
7 lb jug with shaker lid, 20 lb resealable bag

AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE U.S.

Find a location near you by visiting our distribution page (US locations only) or contacting us.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FAQ

Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control minimizes the conversion of ammonium to ammonia by acidifying the poultry litter, with the help of a proper balance of citric acid and our naturally occurring blend of Diatomaceous Earth and Calcium Montmorillonite. This acidity also inhibits the activities of bacteria and enzymes that are involved in the formation of ammonia, reducing ammonia production. Finally, the natural absorption capabilities of our diatomaceous earth blend help to keep your coop clean and dry!

Learn more about the science behind Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odour Control – How Does it Work? The Science Behind Fresh Coop Odor Control

Citric Acid is an organic acid that is naturally derived from organic plant matter. Learn more about citric acid – What is Citric Acid?

Derived for organic plant matter, the citric acid in Activated Barn Fresh Fresh Coop Odor Control is safe for your backyard flock. The Citric Acid in Fresh Coop does not contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and is classified as GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) by the EPA.

Ammonia is one of the most dangerous gases in the air. It can irritate an animal’s eyes, lungs, sinuses, mouth and skin and make them more vulnerable to infection. Humans can also be harmed by high levels of ammonia. Learn more about the dangers of ammonia – Could You and Your Animals Be At Risk: The Hazardous Effects of Ammonia in Barns, Stalls and Coops

Activated Barn Sense

Activated Barn Sense

Zeolite Odor Control Bedding
Natrual Zeolite  & Citric Acid Formula

Effective odor management for livestock.

WHAT IS ACTIVATED BARN SENSE?

Activated Barn Sense Zeolite Odour Control  is an all-natural, non-toxic and effective solution for moistureammonia and odor management in livestock operations. This bedding additive is made from a natural zeolite and citric acid formula. Activated Barn Sense doesn’t break down and helps to create a healthier and fresher environment for your livestock and workers by absorbing odors and ammonia and reducing respiratory irritation.

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OMRI Listed in the United States and Canada for use in organic production.

 

 

ACTIVATED BARN SENSE 
Zeolite Odor Control

Odor management for livestock operations.

Available in: 44 lb (20 kg) bags

AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE US AND CANADA

Find a location near you by visiting our distribution page (US locations only) or contacting us.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

FAQ

Activated Barn Sense Zeolite Odor  Contol contains Heuleandite-Clinoptilolite Zeolite and citric acid.

The citric acid in Activated Barn Sense Zeolite Odor Control is added to give you and your livestock extra protection against moisture, ammonia and strong odors. Citric Acid is a natural, safe and effective impediment to the formation of ammonia.

Yes, Activated Barn Sense is suitable for all animals.

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The Dangers of High Ammonia Levels in Barns, Stalls and Coops

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Ammonia emissions are a common by-product of animal waste.

These emissions can negatively impact your animal’s health and production. As well, you yourself can be harmed by high levels of ammonia and even low levels can irritate the eyes and lungs. The environment is another concern, as ammonia emissions affect air quality.

Ammonia is one of the most dangerous gases that is present in the air in barns and stables.

It is produced from the decomposition of manure. The protein in an animal’s diet contains nitrogen that is metabolized by their bodies into animal protein such as milk, meat or eggs however any nitrogen that is not metabolized is excreted in the animal’s urine or feces. It is the process of decomposition of the manure that emits ammonia into the air.

Ammonia has a very strong odor and often accumulates inside barns and stables.

The ammonia emitted into the air by agricultural operations can have a very harmful effect on air quality and the environment. It has been estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection that animal agriculture can be held accountable for fifty to eight-five percent of all man-made ammonia emissions in the US.

It is important to control ammonia in order to protect your animals, yourself and the environment.

Manure management and proper ventilation are two steps that you can take to control these emissions. You can also use stall deodorizers to neutralize ammonia and absorb odors and moisture. This will keep your barn fresh and protect you, your animals and the environment from the negative effects of ammonia emissions.

For more information on how to reduce ammonia in your barn and stalls, check out: Providing a Clean and Safe Environment for Your Animals: The Stall DRY Method