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- Carpenter, Glenn H., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Applied engineering in agriculture 1989 v.5 no.4 pp. 589-594
- air; air flow; air sacs; birds; feed conversion; flocks; fuels; heat exchangers; heat recovery; heat sums; neoplasms; poultry housing; prototypes; septicemia; United States
- ... A four-unit prototype heat exchanger was installed and tested in a 12,000-bird commercial broiler house to determine if an improved design of a flat-plate air to air counterflow heat exchanger could increase heat recovery and fuel savings, and improve feed conversion and bird quality. Heat recovery, fuel use, feed conversion and bird quality data were compared to results from previous and continui ...