Fan and Light Bulb Operating Costs

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Date: 
1994
Volume: 
6
Number: 
7
Tip Category: 
Energy conservation
Lighting

Electricity cost is of concern to most poultry growers, especially those with tunnel-ventilated houses. Over the past five years many growers have seen their yearly electricity bill slowly increase to the point that it exceeds their fuel bill. Though in most instances the increase in electricity usage has resulted in increased bird performance, it still hurts when that electricity bill shows up every month.