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on November 10, 2021

How does cage-free ventilation change in cold weather?

Ventilation practices have had to evolve to properly work in cage-free houses, but facilities located in cold-weather climates need additional consideration.

Ventilation and management are key to providing birds with a living space that they can thrive in. “We have to remember we are providing an environment that balances feed costs, energy costs, and bird comfort,” explained Brett Ramirez, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering…

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