13 Sep

Moisture-proof measures for the use of breeding equipment in chicken coops

When the weather is hot, the hen house of the poultry breeding equipment will be hot and humid. However, excessive humidity in the chicken house will affect the growth and production of chickens. It will also affect the performance of laying hens. So we need to do a good job in cooling down and moisture-proof the chicken coop.




   1. In order to avoid frequent dampness in the chicken house with this equipment, when choosing the location of the chicken house, pay attention to choosing a high and dry place, which is conducive to drainage, waterlogging prevention, ventilation, and a quiet environment. In addition, when setting the direction of the chicken house, pay attention to the south of the chicken house to keep it warm and moist.

  2. In order to prevent water leakage in the drinking fountains of the breeding equipment, it is now a multi-layer cage. If the drinker leaks, the chickens below will get wet. If water leakage is found, it should be sealed or replaced according to the specific situation. If the floor of the chicken coop is leaking, clean up and wipe dry in time to solve the unfavorable factors caused by water vapor.

  3. Maintain proper stocking density: breeding equipment should appropriately reduce stocking density in summer. If the stocking density is still high in summer, it is not only not conducive to heat dissipation between the flocks, but also detrimental to the moisture prevention of the flocks.

  4. Strengthen the ventilation of breeding equipment: In summer, the temperature is very high. Farmers should pay attention to ventilation and cooling. Generally speaking, the temperature of the chicken house should not be higher than 25℃, and attention should be paid to the occurrence of heat stress in chickens. In addition, ventilation should be strengthened during the summer breeding process to avoid the accumulation of moisture in the chicken house, which may cause excessive humidity and affect health.

   5. Disease prevention: prevent and treat common summer diseases and diseases that are easily caused by humidity, and avoid diseases caused by excessive humidity, such as pullorrhoea, gastroenteritis, infectious bursal disease, Newcastle disease, coccidiosis, etc.

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