OPTICON - Pig Cooling Systems
To relieve heat stress, pigs depend upon heat dissipation to their environment in one or more of the following ways, convection, conduction, radiation, or evaporation through the respiratory tract (panting). Evaporative cooling from the body surface also is possible if some type of artificial surface wetting (e.g. spray cooling, cooling pads) is provided along with adequate air movement over the animals.
Opticon computerized pig cooling solutions
Opticon computerized pig cooling systems work with a variety of evaporative systems. Evaporative cooling pads alone, or in combination with fogging nozzles, or fogging nozzles alone, can prevent heat stress and unnecessary suffering of the animals. Resuling in optimizing productivity and profitability.