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Video published on March 15, 2019
Mike Czarick (University of Georgia) talked about the use of filters and the relevance of biosecurity in poultry houses, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
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Video published on March 15, 2019
Mike Czarick (University of Georgia) discussed the effect of temperature of pads on humidity, as well as water usage, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
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Video published on March 15, 2019
Mike Czarick (University of Georgia) explained the advantages of doing this and the costs implications of using improved circulation fans, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
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News published on March 6, 2019
A 2 ½ day training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop/webinar consists of lectures as well as hands on group exercises designed to help attendees gain a firm understanding of the principles behind hot weather poultry house management. People are encouraged to register sooner rather ...
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This member gave a presentation on February 11, 2019
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2019
Article published the January 14, 2019
  It is fairly common practice to operate evaporative cooling pads off both house temperature and an interval timer. For instance, the evaporative cooling pad pump would be set to turn on once house temperature reaches 82°F, at which time an interval timer would allow the circulation pump to operate a minute or two out of ten. Once the house temperature drops below 81°F, the circulat ...
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Participation in Forum on July 30, 2018
wahmed ahmed Both are very similar and therefore would have similar air speed and electricity costs. The optimal size may have to do more with which dimensions would be the best for the nests and slats if they are going to be used.
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Participation in Forum on July 30, 2018
Electricity costs can be reduced by installing energy efficient fansorusing fans less...which will not help bird performanceor keeping fans properly maintainedorusing variable speed technology
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Participation in Forum on July 26, 2018
Syed Farjad Zaidi Yes, you generally need a different type of controller...though some modern controllers can do both single speed and variable speed fans. When you have variable speed fans there needs to be a speed controller on each fan. You can have a combination of both fans.
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There are several ways, in my opinion, where variable drives can be very helpful. What I don't hear a lot of discussion about is multiple fans on individual drives, which can greatly reduce cost and the ability to correct deficiencies or stratification of air by using drive adjustments.
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