Poultry Ventilation Technical Articles

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Article published the August 25, 2020:

Agricultural Ventilation Concepts for Livestock Keeping

A guide to choosing the right ventilation concept for your farm In this guide, you’ll read about the different ventilation concepts used in poultry and pig housing around the world. A ventilation conce...
Author/s :
Peter Markert
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Article published the June 9, 2020:

Best Performing Tunnel Fans

When building a new house or retrofitting an older one, tunnel fan selection is one of the most, if not the most important decision a producer has to make. A house’s fans are essentially the engine of the...
Author/s :
Dr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the January 7, 2020:

Air velocity under heat stress affects heavy broiler live performance and breast meat yield without changing meat quality or welfare parameters

Heavy broilers with high breast meat yield are more susceptible to heat stress. Under high relative humidity, indoor air velocity (AV) becomes critical to offer optimal environmental conditions for growth and h...
Author/s :
Edgar O. Oviedo-RondónHernan Alejandro CórdovaIván Camilo Ospina-Rojasivan cardenasViviana San Martín
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Article published the January 3, 2020:

Using Pads Without High Air Speeds Results in Elevated Body Temperatures

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. Becaus...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the August 21, 2019:

Using Pads Without High Air Speeds Results in Elevated Body Temperatures

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. Becaus...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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506 0
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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639 4
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
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519 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
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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
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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
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