Managing Fogging-Pad Runoff

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Date: 
1996
Volume: 
8
Number: 
5
Tip Category: 
Evaporative cooling

Fogging-pad systems are quickly becoming the preferred method of reducing air temperature in tunnel-ventilated poultry houses during hot weather. They can cool incoming air 12 degrees or more while keeping the birds, litter, and equipment relatively dry. Overall, producers have reported minimal problems with fogging-pad systems, as compared to traditional fogging systems.