Create a safe, comfortable and profitable shed

8 November 2023 | Int. Livestockhousing Guide |

Building or refurbishing a poultry shed is a long-term investment. Healthy, stress-free animals grow faster. As a result, your productivity rises. Fibre cement paired with a good insulation enables you to do just that. Plus, you cut down your energy costs and ensure optimal working conditions for you and your employees.

Maximise the airflow
Poultry farming releases a lot of ammonia. A fibre cement roof combined with insulation, provides your animals with adequate ventilation, to ensure the best stable climate. Make sure to deploy enough openings in the walls, or install a mechanical ventilation system, to control the air movements for good air quality.

Think hygiene
Hygiene is essential to avoid bacteria in your shed. And, to comply with legislation. Eternit fibre cement, paired with insulation under the purlin, makes it easy to spray clean.

Get the light just right
Light can stimulate growth and laying. You can easily combine fibre cement corrugated sheets with artificial lighting or transparent panels to let in daylight. Remember, it’s important to respect the needs of the animals according to the production cycle.

Make a sound investment
Poultry are easily stressed by noise. Fibre cement absorbs twice as much sound as metal, whether combined with insulation or not.

More information: www.eternit.co.uk/en-gb/

 

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