Ventilation Conference Set for June 24-25

Carthage (IL) Veterinary Service is hosting the 2nd Annual Basics of Swine Ventilation Workshop June 24 and 25 at the Hancock County Extension Center at Carthage, IL

Carthage (IL) Veterinary Service is hosting the 2nd Annual Basics of Swine Ventilation Workshop June 24 and 25 at the Hancock County Extension Center at Carthage, IL.

This one-day workshop is designed for both farrowing and wean-to-finish systems and includes classroom and hands-on training.

Hands-on training includes the basics of ventilation systems. There will be a demonstration of inlet velocity measurements, static pressure, interaction of static pressure and inlet velocity, etc.

The classroom training will include a discussion of the basics of curtain-sided barns, tunnel-ventilated barns, cooling systems including evaporative pads, drippers and misters.

The workshop starts at 9:30 a.m. and concludes around 4:30 p.m.

Registration is $40 and is limited to 50 people/day. For more information, contact Bethany Ludwig at (217) 357-2811 or [email protected].