Background update:Oct 6, 2010

Leakage and litter caking is jeopardising bird comfort

A poultry house should be a shelter where birds can feel save and comfortable. Their comfort is jeopardised when extreme outdoor environment. Cold air entering the house through leakages can have a major impact on temperature control and litter conditions.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 21 number 3. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: climate, litter moisture, flooring, draught, environment, ventilation, cold


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