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Ventilation's impact on flock performance is often under-realized in modern poultry feeding operations. Poultry farmers who neglect this aspect of their operation can cause untold harm to their businesses and the livestock that sustains them.
Moreover, improvements in ventilation techniques, particularly with regards to more powerful, efficient fans, along with air velocity, static pressure, air quality and humidity monitors have allowed farmers to keep more poultry in tighter spaces, thus greatly reducing cost per unit when managed effectively. The air flow, however, needs to be carefully regulated and assessed through informed means to ensure the best health of the birds throughout each grow out cycle.
Therefore, it's essential to check one's ventilation at the beginning of an operation, then to keep up a regular monitoring / maintenance schedule so as to be well positioned to quickly adapt to changing ventilation requirements as and when they arise. READ MORE
Let's face it; there's been a lot of misinformation spread about how animals are treated as they're being reared for human consumption. What's classified as a "Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation" by the US EPA is often maligned by animal welfare groups as being inhumane and unethical, as animals are said to be badly mistreated during their short lives. Yet while some operations may not be up to par, the majority of people engaged in animal rearing do so with the best interests of the animal at heart - and for good reason. READ MORE
- The Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy for Poultry Farmers
- Winter Ventilation Management Tips
- How To Maintain Fans And Optimize Their Performance For Improved Cooling And Reduced Costs
- Vegetative Buffers - What Are They, And What Are Their Advantages?
- Hiring A Farm Management Team
- The Importance Of Even Bird Distribution
- Increasing Poultry Farm Profitability by Hiring Help
- Our Review of Hog Slat and GrowerSELECT®
- How to Increase the Profitability of Your Poultry Farm
- Outsourcing Parts of Your Poultry Farming to Maximize Returns
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