The Squeal 0104 – Winter Preparation, Part 3: Intersection of Air Flow, Humidity, and Heating Costs – The Squeal
Part III of III: In many parts of the world, the temperatures are expected to drop at any time! There are certain steps that should be taken to ensure Wean-Finish barns are prepared for the temperature drop. Costs can increase when barns are utilizing heaters more frequently to control the barn temperature. The interaction of airflow and controlled humidity should also be considered when preparing for cold winter months.
In this episode, PIC’s Fernando Gomez and Dr. Will Lopez are joined by external guest, Dr. Brett Ramirez with Iowa State University. The guests discuss the steps that should be taken to ensure pigs stay comfortable to result in the best growth performance.