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Research Project: Assessment of Poultry Housing Systems for Optimal Production Operations and Biosecurity

Location: Exotic & Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research

Project Number: 6040-32000-066-41-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 1, 2017
End Date: Jun 30, 2019

Objective:
Assessment and improvement in the housing environmental factors to optimize poultry production and health.

Approach:
The cooperators will monitor and assess environmental and production parameters, including humidity, temperature, egg production, air flow, morbidity and mortality, to provide input on facility operations to optimizing production parameters and achieve optimal health of poultry.