Poultry informed professional
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Each summer we have the opportunity to visit many poultry houses under full tunnel conditions. While many growers do a good job of routine maintenance on their houses, there are still plenty of folks who just won’t take the time or don’t see the value of keeping their air moving and evaporative cooling equipment in top shape. Many poultry newsletters have been written on this topic and many more will follow. The fact is, those growers that take proper care of fans, fan belts, pulleys, shutters and cooling pads will be rewarded for their time and effort in increased meat production, better feed conversion, and lower mortalities. This newsletter explains the importance of maintaining air-moving and cooling equipment and points out the most important things you should be doing to keep birds growing fast in hot weather.