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Issue No. 91

March

2016

Hot Weather: 5 Opportunities to Maximize Airflow and Cooling
Issue No. 90

January

2016

Benefits of Recirculation Fan Systems
Issue No. 89

December

2015

Winter is coming! Get ready NOW
Issue No. 88

September

2015

Attic Inlet Ventilation: Lessons Learned
Issue No. 87

March

2015

Simple Steps to Stop Rodent Damage
Issue No. 86

December

2014

Four Common Minimum Ventilation Mistakes
Issue No. 85

October

2014

Repairing Corroded Sidewall Metal
Issue No. 84

July

2014

High Windspeed for Large Birds - Practical Considerations
Issue No. 83

June

2014

Tensioner Failure - Serious Problem, Easy Fix
Issue No. 82

May

2014

A Practical Guide to On-Farm Fan Testing
Issue No. 81

March

2014

Update: LEDs for Broiler House Lighting
Issue No. 80

January

2014

Seven Basics of Better Brooding
Issue No. 79
April

2013

Water System Inspection Pays Off
Issue No. 78
January

2013

Is Poor Drinker Management Costing You Fuel Dollars?
Issue No. 77
August

2012

Converting to Natural Gas: A Practical Guide
Issue No. 76
March

2012

Get Ready for Hot Weather Now
Issue No. 75
January

2012

Choosing Sidewall Insulation
Issue No. 74
December

2011

Will Your Standby Generator Stand Up?
Issue No. 73
September

2011

Can Your Trusses be Trusted?
Issue No. 72
July

2011

6 Top Tips for Best Tunnel Cooling
Issue No. 71
April

2011

Avoiding Electrical Catastrophe
Issue No. 70
February

2011

Avoiding Snow Disaster
Issue No. 69
December

2010

Improving Gas Heat System Efficiency
Issue No. 68
October

2010

Poultry House Light Dimming Issues
Issue No. 67
August

2010

Tunnel Ventilating Younger Birds
Issue No. 66
July

2010

Attic Inlet Technology Update
Issue No. 65
April

2010

Summertime Tune-up Checklists
Issue No. 64
February

2010

Broiler House Lighting Developments
Issue No. 63

January

2010

Is Shifted Ceiling Insulation Running Up Your Gas Bill?
Issue No. 62

December

2009

Ten Steps to Drier Houses and Good Paw Quality
Issue No. 61

September

2009

Alternative Fuel Systems - Simple Economics
Calculator

September

2009

Calculator for Alternative Fuel Systems
Issue No. 60

July

2009

Avoiding Hot Weather Problems
Issue No. 59

May

2009

Energy Efficient Lighting
Issue No. 58

March

2009

Sealing Concrete Foundation Air Leaks
Issue No. 57

January

2009

Attic Inlets: Issues & Concerns
Issue No. 56

December

2008

Managing Built-Up Litter in Broiler Houses
Issue No. 55

September

2008

Get Ready for Winter! The Five-Step Program
Issue No. 54

July

2008

Attic Inlet Technology - Out of Date -

Newsletter No Longer Available

Issue No. 53

May

2008

Economics of Converting to Natural Gas
Issue No. 52

March

2008

Energy Auditing Your Own Poultry House
Issue No. 51

January

2008

Evaluating Costs of Tunnel Ventilation Fans
Spreadsheet

January

2008

Fan Comparison Sreadsheet / Excel
Issue No. 50

November

2007

Understanding and Controlling Litter Beetles
Issue No. 49

September

2007

The Economic Importance of House and Ventilation Management
Issue No. 48

July

2007

Keeping Birds Cool, Costs Down in Summertime Heat
Issue No. 47

May

2007

Windrow Composting of Litter to Control Disease-Causing Pathogens
Issue No. 46

March

2007

Controlling Sidewall Energy Losses
Issue No. 45

January

2007

Evaluating Cost Trends to Plan Profit-Savings Strategies
Issue No. 44

November

2006

Winter Maintenance: Setting Priorities
Issue No. 43

September

2006

Poultry House Energy Retrofits for Fuel & Cost Savings
Issue No. 42

July

2006

Big Birds, Hot Weather - and Maximum Comfort, Performance and Profit
Issue No. 41

May

2006

Keys to Top Evaporative Cooling Performance
Issue No. 40

March

2006

Avoiding Wet Floors
Issue No. 39

January

2006

Cold Weather Inlet Management: A Common Sense Approach
Issue No. 38
November 2005
Tunnel Inlet Doors – A Progress Report
Issue No. 37
October 2005
Preventing Common Electrical Problems That Can Cause Catastrophic Losses
Issue No. 36

July

2005

Site & Pad Preparation: Critical in New House Construction for Long Service Life
Issue No. 35

May

2005

New Treated Lumber Requires Special Fasteners to Avoid Risk of Early Structural Failure
Issue No. 34

March

2005

Problems With Blown-in Insulation in Dropped-Ceiling Houses
Issue No. 33

January

2005

Oil-Fired Heat Shows Cost-Cutting Potential
Issue No. 32
November 2004
Stopping Lightning and Other Electrical Problems That Can Kill Birds
Issue No. 31
September 2004
Getting the Most from Your Gas Supply and Piping Systems
Issue No. 30

July

2004

Fan Belts, Pulleys, Shutters, Cool Pads – And Profits
Issue No. 29

May

2004

Alternatives to High Propane Prices
Issue No. 28

March

2004

Stopping Sweating, Condensation, & Wet Houses
Issue No. 27

January

2004

Why Go to Wider Poultry Housing?
Issue No. 26
November 2003
Radiant Tube Heating- Questions and Answers
Issue No. 25
September 2003
Bio-Security: Your Defense Against Catastrophe
Issue No. 24

July

2003

Getting Best Broiler Performance in Hot Weather
Issue No. 23

May

2003

Treating Poultry House Floors to Improve Poor Performance
Issue No. 22

March

2003

Why Controllers?
Issue No. 21

January

2003

Dealing with Uneven House Temperatures in Winter
Issue No. 20
November 2002
How to Control Rats, Mice, and Darkling Beetles
Issue No. 19
September 2002

Ammonia: Can Cause Serious Losses Even When You Can't Smell It

Issue No. 18

July

2002

Is Your Standby Generator Set to Go? Alarms Ready? Breakers and Wiring in Good Shape? Are Your Backups Set?
Issue No. 17

May

2002

Getting Broiler Houses Ready for Hot Weather
Issue No. 16

March

2002

Impact of Management on Infectious Diseases in Broilers
Issue No. 15

January

2002

Cardinal Rules for Wintertime Broiler House Ventilation
Issue No. 14
November 2001
Keys to Successful Brooding
Issue No. 13
September 2001
Paddle and Recirculating Fans-A Progress Report
Issue No. 12

July

2001

Solid Sidewalls for Broiler Houses? 
Issue No. 11

May

2001

Where Insulation Counts Most for Fuel Savings
Issue No. 10

March

2001

The Impact of Environmental Management on Broiler Performance
Issue No. 9

January

2001

Renovating or Retrofitting Older Broiler Houses
Issue No. 8
November 2000
Emergency Power for Poultry Production
Issue No. 7
September 2000
Key Water Factors for Broiler Production
Issue No. 6

July

2000

Controlling Light in Broiler Production
Issue No. 5

May

2000

Keys to Getting Good Performance from Your Evaporative Cooling System
Issue No. 4

March

2000

What is the Most Important Part of Your Poultry House Ventilation System?
Issue No. 3

January

2000

The Pay-off of Monitoring In-House Conditions
Issue No. 2
October 1999
Coping with Cooler Up-and-Down Weather
Issue No. 1

August

1999

Managing Broiler House Backup Systems to Avoid Catastrophic Losses

 

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