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Other Names: Ammonia Blindness, Ammonia-induced Conjunctivitis, Keratoconjunctivitis, Ammonia Burn
|Supportive care||Isolate the bird from the flock and place in a safe, comfortable, warm location (your own chicken "intensive care unit") with easy access to water and food. Limit stress. Call your veterinarian.|
|Yucca (Yucca schidigera) extract||Add to diet at 100-200 mg/kg of feed to reduce ammonia levels released by the birds.||M Saeed et al., 2018; H Chepete et al., 2012; M Cabuk et al., 2004;|
|Management changes||Clean/change coop litter/bedding more often, consider switching to a different type of material. Peat works best for reduction of ammonia levels.||Mönki J, Saastamoinen M, Karikoski N, et al., 2021|
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