During agitation and pumping, noxious gases are released from the slurry and can rapidly spike at any time and at any location. Failure to keep gas concentrations at safe levels can result in a dangerous situation for everyone.
January has brought consecutive days of below freezing temperatures. These temperatures may result in farms utilizing backup generators to keep ventilation, electricity or water flowing throughout the barns.
Studies have shown that providing an optimal space allowance increases productivity by maximizing feed intake and the average daily gain of animals.
From the Banff Pork Seminar, a look into new technology from around the globe for the swine business.
Dec 31, 2017
Finishing facilities constructed with solid sidewalls lower operating costs and improve ventilation.
Fresh air filtration can be implemented as a method to reduce the frequency of aerosol disease introductions and ultimately, improve profitability.
Research Review: A Prairie Swine Centre research team assessed ventilation system designs in sow gestation rooms.