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Article published the July 20, 2020
High ammonia affects broilers in many ways. Research has shown that ammonia concentrations as low as 25 ppm can reduce bird weights at 28 days of age by two to seven percent while 50 ppm ammonia has been shown to reduce bird weights from 16 and 19 percent (F.N. Reece et. al., 1980, D.M. Miles, et. al., 2004). Ammonia exposure has also been shown to reduce feed conversion by approximately one poi ...
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Article published the July 20, 2020
Getting chicks on to feed and water as quickly as possible after arrival on a farm has long been recognized as the key to maximizing overall performance. If provided the ideal environmental conditions and plenty of feed and water, chick weights should increase by roughly 50% during the first 48 hours compared to only 2% over the last 48 hours of the flock! Quite simply, the less time it takes ch ...
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Video published on February 27, 2020
Brian Fairchild (University of Georgia) talked about the tests done in poultry houses to better understand the effect of density compared to air temperature, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
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News published on February 27, 2020
  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.   Presenters: Mike Czarick (UGA), D ...
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Video published on February 10, 2020
Brian Fairchild (University of Georgia) explained the results obtained with this practice and highlighted the relevance of testing these procedures, during IPPE 2020 in Atlanta, USA.
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Article published the January 3, 2020
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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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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