Poultry ventilation Technical Articles

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Article published the October 5, 2022:

Target Temperature Changes with Heating System Type

The house has been preheated for 36 hours to 92°F. The chicks will be arriving in a few hours and the controller’s six temperature sensors (positioned one foot above the floor) indicate the air temper...
Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildDr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the September 9, 2022:

Factors that Influence the Production, Environment, and Welfare of Broiler Chicken: A Systematic Review

INTRODUCTIONBrazilian poultry industry is highly relevant for the country economy. In 2016 a total of 13 million tons of broiler meat was produced, and nearly 35% was exported. (ABPA, 2017). Broiler production ...
Author/s :
Irenilza de Alencar NääsMarta Dos Santos Baracho
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Article published the September 1, 2022:

Evaporative Cooling Pad Water Usage Chart

Figure 1 illustrates the amount of water which will evaporate from properly wetted, 15 cm paper evaporative cooling pad system, as a function of outside temperature and relative humidity. The amount of water ev...
Author/s :
Dr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the September 1, 2022:

Evaporative Cooling Pad Performance Charts

Figure 1 illustrates the incoming air temperature for a properly wetted, six-inch evaporative cooling pad, while Figure 2 illustrates the predicted incoming relative humidity. The precise amount of cooling, and...
Author/s :
Dr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the September 1, 2022:

High Humidity Improves Fan Performance

Does high humidity affect the performance of exhaust fans? Yes, but probably not as much as you think and not in the way you may believe. Most people believe that humid air is heavier than dry air. After all, h...
Author/s :
Dr. Mike Czarick
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Article published the July 12, 2022:

Thermal Response of Three Strains of Hens Housed in a Cage-Free Aviary at the Amazon Rainforest

INTRODUCTIONThe Amazon rainforest is an important regulatory mechanism of the tropical atmosphere and its climate variation, performing important functions in the climate equilibrium of several ecosystems and t...
Author/s :
Joao Paulo Ferreira RufinoJulmar Feijó
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Article published the May 17, 2022:

Heat stress during transport worsens meat quality

During transport, birds experience feed and water deprivation, restriction of movements and a challenging microclimate in the transport crate. All these factors stress the animals, causing oxidative stress...
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Article published the April 19, 2022:

Novel heat stress interventions to cool off birds

In most regions, summer is around the corner and poultry farmers need to prepare the birds to combat the heat and hence stay productive. Adding a powerful yeast postbiotic can help broilers absorb nutrients mor...
Author/s :
Alain Riggi
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Article published the April 11, 2022:

Keeping optimal control over the indoor climate of poultry houses in tropical areas

IntroductionMost of the population in the tropics depend on poultry as their significant source of protein supply. The harsh climate conditions in this region are making it harder to have optimal performance in...
Author/s :
Peter Markert
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Article published the April 6, 2022:

Managing heat stress in poultry: A strategic approach

Bird performs well within a certain range of environmental temperatures. As the temperature gets higher than the range, the bird falls on stress generally called heat stress. Heat stress is the most significant...
Author/s :
Aminul Islam
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