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Vent Notes #3 – Fan discharge cones
Vent Notes #3 – Fan discharge cones

Adding discharge cones to a fan increases its air delivery.  Do you know why?

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Reliable back-up systems are not an accident
Reliable back-up systems are not an accident

A well-designed facility includes back up systems to prevent losses from power outages or equipment failures. Maintaining this fail-safe equipment should be part of every manager's routine maintenance program.

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Slat U. 104 - Handling and storage
Slat U. 104 - Handling and storage

Follow these guidelines when slats are delivered and set on your next building project.

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Troubleshooting tunnel ventilation systems
Troubleshooting tunnel ventilation systems

Follow this step-by-step guide to diagnose and fix an underperforming ventilation system.

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Being a good neighbor is just smart business.
Being a good neighbor is just smart business.

It is a fact of life that the countryside around us is changing.  Places, where there were nothing but green fields and farm sites, have been replaced with new neighbors seeking a rural lifestyle.  Many of these new neighbors come without a rural background and are unaccustomed to the sights, sounds, and smells of modern animal production. 

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Slat U .103-Curing
Slat U .103-Curing

Slat University is a series of articles providing useful information on manufacturing, handling and maintaining concrete slats.

Concrete doesn't dry...it cures.

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Smart Farming requires smart evaluation
Smart Farming requires smart evaluation

Evaluating new technology should be based on three critical factors…does it fit, will we use the information, and will it make us more profitable? 

By Fritz Richards, Sales Manager, Hog Slat Inc.

 

We just returned from the EuroTier show held in Hanover, Germany.  Billed as the largest animal p...

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Converting large fans to minimum winter fans
Converting large fans to minimum winter fans

A new control system allows larger fans to be converted to variable speed with improved accuracy and reduced energy consumption.

 

Most fans used for minimum winter ventilation rates tend to be smaller diameter fans.  It's necessary to use fans with a lower total cubic foot per minute output as th...

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Selling a building? Four things  you should know.
Selling a building? Four things you should know.

Following these four steps will help you get the best price for your production site.Finishing site

1) Hire the right realtor...you aren't selling a cornfield.

 

While a local ag realtor might be the right choice for listing farm ground, a realtor specializing in swine production facilities will be a better ...

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Direct cooling with stir fans and sprinklers.
Direct cooling with stir fans and sprinklers.

Stir fans and sprinkler systems remain a cost-effective method to reduce summer heat stress for finishing pigs. 

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