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Broilers & Layers / North America
on June 9, 2019

4 keys to cooling broilers using tunnel ventilation

Growers can reduce heat stress on their birds, and get greater performance, by following these basic principles.

Keeping broiler birds cool using tunnel ventilation depends on proper management of three factors: humidity, temperature and air flow.

Dennis Brothers, a poultry housing extension specialist with Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center and Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, spoke about how growers can best manage hot conditions

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