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How to... Measure nipple drinker flow rate by Aviagen

18 February 2019

The Broiler How To series provides practical, hands-on, step-by-step advice on key management topics for broilers.

Water supply should meet maximum demands for daily water intake. A lower than required water flow rate can cause dehydration, reduce feed intake, body-weight gain and livability. A higher than required water flow rate can increase spillage from drinkers causing poor litter quality associated foot, leg health and environmental issues and reduced water intake.  

   

   

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This information is taken from Broiler How to 8... Measure nipple drinker flow rate

The Broiler How To series provides practical, hands-on, step-by-step advice on key management topics for broilers.

  1. How to set up a spot brooding circle
  2. How to set up whole-house brooding
  3. How to monitor temperature and relative humidity (RH)
  4. How to assess crop fill
  5. How to bulk weigh broilers between 0 and 21 days onwards
  6. How to individually weigh broilers from 21-28 days onwards
  7. How to take a representative feed sample on farm using a sampling spur
  8. How to measure nipple drinker flow rate

Please visit www.aviagen.com or contact your local representative to get copies of the Broiler How To documents or to obtain further information.



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