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Article published the August 21, 2019
During the summertime, most broiler producers would not consider a house temperature in the low 80's of particular concern, even with a house full of near-market-age birds. But in truth they should be. Because without sufficient air speed, the use of evaporative cooling pads to keep house temperature to a minimum can cause bird body temperatures to quickly rise even if the house temperature is r ...
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Video published on March 15, 2019
Brian Fairchild and Connie Mou (University of Georgia) shared their research on adequate levels of humidity and air movement to keep the litter dry, 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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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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News published on November 28, 2018
The UGA International Poultry Short Course (February 5-8, 2019) provides poultry professionals with a comprehensive educational experience containing up to date information related to poultry production and processing. Topics in the 2019 course will focus on poultry health, incubation, processing, in addition to management of broiler, broiler breeders and layers. The University of Georgia Poultry ...
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Participation in Forum on June 11, 2018
We have not tested that treatment. It has been looked at by other studies.
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Video published on March 19, 2018
Brian Fairchild (University of Georgia) explained the findings of his research on the correlation of litter moisture results between the traditional drying method and a commercial moisture meter, during IPPE 2018 in Atlanta, USA.
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Video published on March 19, 2018
Brian Fairchild (University of Georgia) offered details of his research on the impact of acidified water treatment during feed and water withdrawal on the recovery of Salmonella from broiler crops and ceca, during IPPE 2018 in Atlanta, USA.
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News published on February 26, 2018
On April 16-18, 2018, the Hot Weather Management Workshop will be conducted at the Oconee County Civic Center in Watkinsville, Georgia, a few miles from the University of Georgia. This intensive training program has been specifically designed for those who want to learn more about the design and management of modern poultry houses. The workshop consists of lectures as well as hands on group exerci ...
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