Background update:Jan 20, 2010

Open house tips for layers in hot climate zone

Layers kept in hot climate zones require special attention. Besides ensuring a cool environment, extra care should be given to feeding and water supply. Heat stress may cause an increase in mortality and dramatic losses in laying performance.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume  17 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: housing, climate, temperature, heat, ventilation, cooling



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