Reducing Broiler House Heating Costs

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Date: 
1996
Volume: 
9
Number: 
2
Tip Category: 
Energy conservation

Reducing heating cost is always a concern for broiler producers during the winter months. This year the concern is heightened due to predictions that propane could be over a dollar a gallon by the end of the winter. Over the past six years a number of “Poultry Housing Tips” have been written on the subject of reducing heating costs. The following is a summary of just a few of the topics covered in past newsletters that can help broiler producers reduce their heating costs.