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Article published the July 30, 2021:

How Preheating Temperature Can Affect Litter Drying

One of the purposes of preheating a broiler house is to insure the litter is properly dried prior to chick placement. Research has shown that the higher the litter moisture level, the higher the level of ammoni...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike CzarickMark Dunlop
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Article published the July 30, 2021:

Ventilating Poultry Houses on Foggy Days

There is a concern amongst many poultry producers that bringing in fresh air on a foggy morning will lead to an increased incidence of litter caking. This is due to belief that the foggy air entering house thro...
Author/s :
Dr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the May 13, 2021:

Air quality control in poultry farms with Alquernat Yucca

Importance of air quality control in poultry farmsAir quality control in poultry production is key to maintain animal welfare, which is closely related to productivity and absence of diseases. When the air comp...
Author/s :
Maria Soriano
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Article published the May 3, 2021:

Impact of environmental ammonia in the performance of poultry

Air quality control in poultry farms is a fundamental factor to ensure animal welfare, health, and performance.Some environmental parameters are controlled periodically, like humidity and temperature, although ...
Author/s :
Maria Soriano
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Article published the March 25, 2021:

Small Variable Speed Fans Operating Continuously Vs. Larger Fans on Timers

The purpose of a minimum ventilation system is to bring in small amounts of cold fresh air into a house and to warm it as much as possible before it moves down to floor level so as not to chill the birds and to...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the March 8, 2021:

Heat stress in poultry

Identifying behavioral signs is key to managing heat stress in poultryEvery year, high summer temperatures have important effects on poultry health and welfare. Heat stress occurs when poultry cannot adapt to h...
Author/s :
Leonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
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Article published the February 8, 2021:

How to Minimize Litter Caking Issues at the Beginning of a Flock

Why does litter seem to suddenly cake over just prior to turning the birds out into full house? In many cases, it is simply because minimum ventilation fan settings are not being changed quickly enough to keep ...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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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 farmIn this guide, you’ll read about the different ventilation concepts used in poultry and pig housing around the world. A ventilation concept i...
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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