MAPHEX is not just for cow manure; technology is compatible with swine manure and it probably could work with chicken manure, too, but because the latter is dry, it would have to be diluted before the process could work.
IPPA has provided $25,000 to IDALS to be used for various projects over the next year. The funds will help offset up to 50% of the costs for pig farmers to install saturated buffers or bioreactors on their farm land.
Bear Grove incorporates a number of cutting-edge features, all directed at sustainability. These features help safeguard animals against swine industry disease and reduce the risk of disease transmission.
Infiltration affects static pressure difference across the room envelop and how much air actually passes through the ceiling inlets and enters the room as a jet suitable for fresh-air mixing.
Remodeled barn changes producer’s thinking on group housing.
The building of two gilt development units has paved the way for Chase Pladsen to enter pig farming, adding diversification to his Red Angus herd.
Composting livestock mortalities may be the answer to handling carcasses needing to be dealt with quickly in order to protect human and animal health, soil and water quality.
Total infiltration rate was lower for rooms from a single barn layout and rooms having a non-metal ceiling and aged less than 13 years.