Participation in Forum on September 6, 2019
I couldn't figure out how to attach photos myself. Please note that the solar air heater we evaluated was in a solid sidewall house; so the animals do not get any sunlight.
When you have black plastic on the side facing the sun, the plastic does heat up and radiates heat inward but very little; worse, during nighttime, it will radiate heat to the outside. This type of radiant heat ...
Participation in Forum on September 5, 2019
Thanks for your interest in this topic. The dark grey or black landscape fabric (2 layers) over a chicken mesh wire would cover all of the inlets on the southside wall of the barn. When solar air heating is needed, air will be pulled through the fabric and will enter the house through the ceiling or sidewall inlets. You want all the air to be pulled in through the fabric so leakages thr ...
News published on April 24, 2019
By Rhea Hebert
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science
If you aren’t an active farmer, you might think spring has just finally sprung – but for North Carolina farmers, spring chores start before the scarves come off. For poultry farmers, one chore is spreading poultry litter as fertilizer. To help the farmers get it just right, NC State Extension lends a hand with calibration ...
Video published on March 13, 2019
Sanjay Shah (NC State University) discussed indoor air quality and the use of alternative materials to reduce heating costs, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
This member gave a presentation on May 16, 2016
At the following event:
International Course on Poultry Production
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December 14, 2011