Poultry International - September 2017 - 30
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Addressing emissions closer to their source, rather
than through ventilation and air filtering, can help
to improve broiler performance. Adobe Images, Snowboy
3 tips to minimize broiler house
odor, dust emissions
Minimizing dust and odors inside the broiler house can raise
performance, reduce emissions.
Dust, ammonia and odors
are common in broiler production, and can affect the environment inside the poultry house
- compromising chicken health
and performance - and beyond.
Airborne emissions from
poultry houses can be reduced
through filtering or scrubbing
the air as it leaves the building.
They can also be addressed
closer to source, through a variety of measures, some of which
were the subject of a special
focus at last year's EuroTier.
Where litter such as
chopped or granulate, or pelleted straw, spelt husks, wood
pellets, maize silage, lignocellulose and cob granulate are used,
several actions can be taken:
Tips for measuring dust and odor emissions at broiler sites:
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