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Effects of an in-shed sprinkler cooling system multiple parameters

This project set out to demonstrate the application of a water sprinkler cooling system into tunnel ventilated meat chicken sheds. Quantify and communicate the benefits/challenges of using the sprinkler cooling system in commercial meat chicken production in terms of growing conditions (bird 'comfort' temperature) and improved litter conditions and water savings.

Project date

1 May 2016-20 Aug 2018
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Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia, formerly known as Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), are an organisation that proudly focuses on the …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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