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I recently saw a video from Michael Czarick at the University of Georgia reminding us about the quantity of water that should be running over cooling pads to keep them at peak efficiency. Water cools air most effectively. Birds use...
Saving and outperforming manual labor Until now, in those markets where chicken tenders (aka tenderloins or inner fillets) are sold on trays for supermarkets, these packs have been put together by hand. Given the global shortage of labor, automation is...
Introduction When properly managed, composting is an effective method for poultry mortality disposal. Many factors, such as temperature, time, and moisture content, affect the composting process. One factor that is crucial to the success of composting is the carbon (C)...
Try this before you replace a failed jet pump on your cool cell system.  Any motor exposed to the elements can suffer from "flash rusting" inside the housing no matter how well it is sealed. If a motor hums instead...
Ammonia Monitoring in Barns Using Simple Instruments This article describes simple relatively-inexpensive instruments for detecting ammonia gas concentration in animal housing to assure proper air quality. Examples of pull tube with pump for gas concentration detection. Farmers who have frequent exposure to...
Ventilation fans are no different than any other piece of equipment on the farm...they perform better with annual maintenance. Doing that maintenance now means you will not be doing it in the summer heat. Dirty fan shutters can reduce...
Analysis of the economic contribution of a single 25,000-square-foot (50-by-500-foot) broiler house. A new 25,000-square-foot (50-by-500-foot) broiler house in Mississippi results in an increase in economic activity in the state, in terms of both the construction of the house and...
Poultry producers have an immense amount of data at their fingertips. The challenge, however, is generating value from collected data. Cumberland has created a series of videos that explore how poultry producers can capture and utilize data to help...
50% wider opening to help minimize feed bridging. 4X wear resistance. Easy change wear plates with thicker walls. Clear boot and access window for easy feed flow monitoring. Learn more about the most advanced unloader on the market at...
Are you looking for a true aviary system for your layer house? Check out the new NATURA® Step XL system from Big Dutchman. The Step XL is a multi-tier open access aviary developed from the already successful NATURA® Step...

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