Poultry Ventilation Technical Articles

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Article published the January 14, 2019:

Using Interval Timers to Control Evaporative Cooling Pads

  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 tempe...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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258 0
Article published the October 30, 2018:

Sprinklers Cool Birds and Conserve Water

Introduction Keeping birds comfortable during hot, humid weather is critical for optimizing weight gains, feed conversion and livability. Improved growth rates and the trend to heavier average market weights c...
Author/s :
Susan WatkinsTom TablerYi Liang
Statistics:
369 4
Article published the July 25, 2018:

Do not let high temperature to lower down the production

The weather constitutes a complex system, which acts upon the bird & exert various detrimental effects on neuroendocrine, cardiorespiratory system. Rearing birds out of their thermal comfort zone could mean...
Author/s :
Dr Pooja Bhardwaj
Statistics:
460 7
Article published the April 5, 2018:

Poultry House Ventilation

Ventilation is one of the most important principles of raising broiler chickens in farms, which is the only key to reduce the respiratory problems of the bird and to reach the highest productivity and the highe...
Author/s :
Khaled Fadlallah Mohammed
Statistics:
979 6
Article published the August 10, 2017:

Five Common Issues During Brooding

The brooding period is important to getting chicks off to a good start and influences flock performance. Depending on the market weight, the brooding period represents as much as 1/3 of the grow-out period. The...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. Fairchild
Statistics:
1668 26
Article published the June 30, 2017:

Impact of Heat Stress on Poultry Production

1. Introduction  Stress, a response to adverse stimuli, is difficult to define and understand because of its nebulous perception. According to Selye [1], “stress is the nonspecific response of the b...
Author/s :
Lucas Januzzi LaraMarcos Rostagno
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1524 4
Article published the June 6, 2017:

Poultry Industry in Egypt: Predisposing Factors to Respiratory Infection

Respiratory problems are among the most important problems facing the poultry industry in Egypt. It is the first problem in poultry breeding farms, regardless of the type of poultry reared in these farms (broil...
Author/s :
Khaled Fadlallah Mohammed
Statistics:
823 28
Article published the October 14, 2016:

Why Measuring Air Speed at Bird Level May Not Be Advisable

Figure 1. Air speeds in fifteen locations across the cross-section of a 40' X 500' broiler house with market-age birds.   Keeping market-age birds cool during hot weather is all about air speed. It&rsq...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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852 13
Article published the August 8, 2016:

Tunnel Operation Tips for Houses with Young Birds

It is widely understood that tunnel ventilation is a necessity when it comes to keeping market-age broilers comfortable during hot weather. Air speeds of 600 ft/min or more combined with evaporative pad cooling...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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729 5
Article published the March 29, 2016:

Summer of 2016

The summer of 2016 has arrived rather abruptly and with full fury, finding many poultry farmers as well as chicken totally unprepared to face the onslaught. During my conversation with people, I noticed that ma...
Author/s :
Leo Antony
Statistics:
426 4
 
 
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