Safe, cost effective poultry litter management.
ABF Activated Barn Fresh Poultry Litter Ammonia Control is an effective poultry litter management tool. It is made from a naturally occurring blend of food grade diatomaceous earth with calcium montmorillonite which absorbs liquid and suppresses odor found in liquid. This unique blend of materials contains many minerals with powerful adsorption capabilities. This adsorption power is due to the material’s ability to attract and bind positive and negative charged ions (cationic exchange capacity). ABF Activated Barn Fresh Poultry Litter Ammonia Control also contains natural citric acid for added protection against ammonia.
ABF can be used in all types of poultry operations.
Available in: 40 lb (18 kg) bags or bulk
Listed in the United States and Canada for use in organic production
FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
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:
Other acids used in poultry litter management include those below. In contrast to citric acid, these acids have many associated risks.
The Risks of Aluminum Sulfate:
The Risks of Sodium Bisulfate:
The Risks of Sulfuric Acid:
suggested application rate for ABF is 40 lbs / 600 sq. ft. or as needed.
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.