broiler house Articles

  • I see significant changes - Marc Van Thournout, Belgium - Case Study

    Marc Van Thournout owns a broiler breeder farm and a hatchery near Pittem, Belgium. Marc distributes day-old chicks to several broiler farmers in the Pittem area. Nearly all of Marc´s houses are now equipped with DACS ventilation. New broiler breeder house In 2010 I was planning for an expansion of my operation and was searching for new and better production ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Testimonial Mr. Van Thournout, Belgium: The litter in the house stays dry

    Marc Van Thournout owns a broiler breeder farm and a hatchery near Pittem, Belgium. Marc distributes day-old chicks to several broiler farmers in the Pittem area. Nearly all of Marc´s houses are now equipped with DACS ventilation. New broiler breeder house – In 2010 I was planning for an expansion of my operation and was searching ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Testimonial Mr. Ingar Norway: My colleague spent 50% more money on heat and electricity per bird than I did

    Kjell Ingar Boe lives in the town of Randaberg on the Atlantic West coast of Norway. He has been a broiler producer for more than ten years. His second house, built in 2017 and installed with a DACS system, is located just half a mile from the ocean – a location with extreme and constantly changing weather conditions. Focus on the birds – With a yearly ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Iceland: New poultry house for broiler production - Case Study

    There is a good reason why Iceland’s agriculture is dominated by animal husbandry: the island country in Northern Europe has a very unique nature, which is, however, also characterised by lava fields and a harsh climate. Only 1 % of the country’s area is suitable for cultivation, another 19.5 % can be used as pasture.  Poultry production is one branch of Iceland’s ...


    By Big Dutchman

  • Well-proven feed pan “Male Pan” wears down the beak naturally - Case Study

    The Verwaest-Mer family from Oud-Turnhout in the Belgian province of Antwerp recently completed two modern houses for broiler breeder management. The barns, each measuring 28 x 100 meters and designed for 22,000 breeders, combine classic Big Dutchman products and innovations in an ideal manner.  One such classic is the chain feeding system, which is the oldest product of the Big ...


    By Big Dutchman

  • Good poultry climate control pays off - Case Study

    Saving energy is an important topic for livestock farmers today, especially in broiler production. Apart from good insulation, the correct heating system and an individual ventilation concept, recovering heat from the used house air can enormously help with cutting down on energy costs. One of the most costly factors: heating.  Using a heat ...


    By Big Dutchman

  • Convincing in all aspects - Erwin Nijssen, The Netherlands - Case Study

    Erwin Nijssen from Grashoek in The Netherlands runs five houses for broilers. All five houses lie side by side so in principle the production figures should be identical when looking at a two year production cycle. But they are not, Erwin Nijssen says. The weight of the birds from the DACS shed is always significantly higher and this shed has delivered me the best production ...


    By DACS A/S

  • My birds thrive and that is the key to my success - Kjell Ingar, Norway - Case Study

    In the fiscal year 2018 my colleague spent 50% more money on heat and electricity per bird than I did. Kjell Ingar Boe lives in the town of Randaberg on the Atlantic West coast of Norway. He has been a broiler producer for more than ten years. His second house, built in 2017 and installed with a DACS system, is located just half a mile from the ocean – a location with extreme and ...


    By DACS A/S

  • Runoff water quality from broiler litter-amended tall fescue in response to natural precipitation in the ozark highlands

    Received for publication March 21, 2008. The Arkansas poultry industry produced more than 1.2 billion broiler chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) and generated approximately 1.3 million Mg of broiler litter in 2002. High transportation costs of relocating broiler litter have led to annual land applications near poultry houses, increasing concern for potential surface water contamination from ...

  • Project Cal Poly University Research Centre - Cases Study

    About the Poultry Center The Cal Poly Poultry Center has housing facilities for 7,000 broilers and 7,000 replacement pullets. In addition, the Poultry Center has two egg production facilities—a two-story turbo house and a stack-deck house. Both houses are exact replicas of the facilities currently used by the commercial egg production industry. The Poultry Center also contains ...


    By B.H. Ruby Electric Ltd.,

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