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Clincal Assistant Professor
University of Illinois Extension
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Livestock Extension Specialist
University of Illinois Extension
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Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-244-0083
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Ventilation Requirements

Ventilation Requirements

Being able to provide sufficient ventilation rates during warmer and colder periods is essentially for animal comfort and performance in confined livestock facilities. There have been new studies completed recently that show the ventilation rate recommendations for modern swine need to be increased. Below you will find information on these new rates and what they mean for your operation. 

Ventilation Rate Articles