Evaporative cooling systems for swine

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dc.contributor.author Ames, D.R.
dc.contributor.author Nichols, David A.
dc.contributor.author Hines, Robert H.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-06T18:38:34Z
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dc.date.issued 2010-05-06T18:38:34Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/3929
dc.description.abstract During heat stress swine must rely an evaporation as a mechanism for heat loss. Providing water via sprinklers, showers, and foggers is a practical method of reducing heat stress. It is imperative in any evaporative system that animals are permitted to dry, because the evaporation of water is fundamental to evaporative cooling. Ideally, hogs should be wetted and then given time to dry, followed by successive wetting and drying. Studies are under way to investigate various systems of wetting hogs to take maximum advantage of evaporative cooling. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1978 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 79-105-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 342 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Cooling systems en_US
dc.subject Evaporation en_US
dc.subject Heat stress en_US
dc.title Evaporative cooling systems for swine en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1978 en_US
dc.citation.spage 36 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 9, 1978 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dnichols en_US

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