The Importance of Ventilating During Preheating

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Date: 
2002
Volume: 
14
Number: 
3
Tip Category: 
Cold weather management
Minimum ventilation

Do you wait until your chicks arrive before turning on your timer fans? On the surface this seems like a good idea. After all, what purpose do timer fans serve when there are no chicks in the house? But, a recent air quality survey of houses prior to chick placement has indicated that ventilating during preheating is a necessity from a safety standpoint.