Tag Archive: Brian Fairchild, CHKMINVENT, shed moisture
Oct 23, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Moisture monitoring critical to improving bird health and welfarePoultry shed humidity should be monitored as regularly as shed temperature and ventilation to ensure bird health and productivity is as high as it can be.
Jan 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Heat-stress study shows need to increase ventilation with stocking densityAs bird density increases, broiler producers need to be “more aggressive” with house ventilation to prevent heat stress in flocks, Brian Fairchild, PhD, professor, and Ming Lin Teo, graduate...
Jul 17, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on More light at night reduces daytime heat stress in broilersExtended lighting periods help boost welfare and production of big broilers during high seasonal temperatures, a University of Georgia study showed.
May 23, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Water pressure: How does it affect broilers’ consumption, performance?Low-pressure water systems designed to reduce water usage have some poultry growers turning up the pressure to hydrate flocks and improve bird performance, but is this a sound practice economically?