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Poultry Industry News By Category: Heating and Ventilation
09 October 2018
Good ventilation key to maximum profit, Cobb says
For many poultry growers, optimising profit potential starts with a solid understanding of the principles of ventilation and knowing how to execute them for increased profitability. ...
04 October 2018
Simple guide for measuring V-Belts
Replacing the belts on fans every year is a smart investment to ensure they are delivering their maximum performance. Worn fan belts can cause as much as 20% loss of cfm output....
30 September 2018
What's all that gunk on my cool cell pads?
Allowing mineral deposits and algae to accumulate on evaporative pads will eventually clog the pad openings causing a restriction of the airflow into the building....
22 August 2018
Aviagen Anadolu’s Production Management School highlights importance of ventilation to flock health, welfare and performance
Aviagen® Anadolu held its second Ventilation School, July 4-6, in Ankara, Turkey. Welcoming 11 poultry broiler and breeder farm managers representing 9 customers, the school offered a good balance of classroom theory and on-the-farm training....
27 July 2018
NFU calls agricultural drought summit as heatwave bites
The NFU is seeking urgent action to address the crippling impact of the dry, hot weather on farms across the country...
12 July 2018
Jamesway Incubator Company appoints new president
Jamesway Incubation Company Inc., incubation and hatchery equipment manufacturer, announced yesterday that Denis Kan, CPA, CMA, will assume the role of President replacing former president Christopher Omiecinski....
10 July 2018
Our focus on innovation won’t change
Since early 2018, all five children of Vencomatic founders Cor and Han van de Ven work in the company. And when daughter Lotte will become the new CEO on 1 May 2018, the Vencomatic Group - based in the province of Brabant, but with worldwide operations...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
14 May 2018
CAAP chooses the adaptability of Jamesway machines
Jamesway is pleased to announce a new deal with CAAP in Saudi Arabia for a new hatchery expansion in the Southern Province of King Dam....
01 May 2018
Petersime incubators ‘best fit’ for world class Allora hatchery
On a greenfield site near Warwick in Queensland, Australia, a truly world class hatchery recently opened its doors. Less than a year after the kickoff of the project, Allora hatchery is now all set to deliver the best results yet achieved in the history...
23 February 2018
How Thai poultry business is revamping its image
As consumers shift their focus to health and wellness, the Thai poultry industry has to adopt a new identity synonymous with high quality poultry production by pushing its food safety and animal welfare practices to meet the global standard....
19 December 2017
Researchers Develop Practical Solar Heater for Poultry Houses
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., in which researchers developed a practical solar heater for poultry houses....
28 November 2017
Climate Change: Earth-air Heat Exchanger Best to Protect Animals in Livestock Buildings
AUSTRIA - The higher temperatures resulting from climate change will require certain measures to be taken in pig and poultry production....
20 November 2017
Choose the right heater for poultry brooding
Radiant heat has gained wide acceptance across the industry for heating the brooder area of poultry houses. Because radiant heat delivers heating energy directly to the birds and floor, radiant offers significant advantages compared to forced air heat...
30 October 2017
Young Jamaican Poultry Farmer Selected for World Bank Discussion
JAMAICA - One of the island's youngest female poultry farmers and Jamaica Broilers Group's (JBG) champion farmer Shelly-Ann Dinnall was specially selected by the World Bank to participate in a live panel discussion in Washington DC on the future of agriculture....
17 October 2017
Nestlé USA Commended on Commitment to Improve Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its US food supply chain. ...
18 August 2017
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
08 August 2017
Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
03 August 2017
USPOULTRY Emergency Funding Supports Research on Humane Depopulation Method
US - USPOULTRY announces the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, in which researchers provided insight on using ventilation shut down as a humane depopulation method....
13 July 2017
Energy Technology Company to Significantly Impact Poultry Industry
US - Global Re-Fuel is an energy technology company that is poised to make a significant impact on poultry farming. Its PLF-500 biomass furnace offers a pioneering farm technology that addresses financial, health and environmental issues facing the agriculture...
06 July 2017
When Temps Rise, Japanese Quail Require Breeze
BRAZIL - Tiny Japanese quail eggs are a small niche market in the United States, but they're a big business in Brazil where they are sold fresh in grocery stores in egg cartons that hold 30 of the small, speckled delicacies, and are a hard-boiled staple...
22 June 2017
Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme
US - As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens....
02 June 2017
Peace of mind – comes from a box
Munters Rotem® control and management systems for agricultural and horticultural applications have been used in all 268 broiler sheds of ProTen in Australia. ...
24 April 2017
EXAFAN: Cutting Edge Company at Figan
EU - EXAFAN in a leader in the supply of complete in-house produced equipment for agricultural operations of poultry, swine and other species, as well as the management and start-up of turnkey projects....
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