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A warning to farmers to check minimum ventilation rates in their piggeries, following the prolonged cold spell, has been issued by an environmental specialist.
The classroom sessions include the basics of ventilation systems, effective temperature requirements, troubleshooting tools and techniques.
After reviewing some of the main hazards for pork producers in previous articles, this article is devoted to practical measures describing how to reduce risks of illnesses and injuries from those hazards.
It is important that the back-up emergency ventilation system is triggered as soon as the alarm goes off so the mechanism operating the inlets and outlets must be checked.
Fans should be isolated from the power supply and blades cleaned with water and detergent if necessary — though not with a pressure washer which could damage the electric motor!