Joseph Zulovich University of Missouri

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Facility Maintenance and Modernization

Publish Date: June 6, 2006

A general understanding of the operation of swine facilities is required in order to develop a maintenance program. The objective of this paper is to provide an understanding of swine facility operation and to indicate key areas necessary for an effective maintenance program. Any implemented maintenance program may or may not require all key areas…

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Biofilters for Odor Control at Swine Facilities

Publish Date: June 3, 2006

Biofiltration can reduce odor and hydrogen sulfide emissions from livestock facilities by as much as 95% and ammonia by 65% (Nicolai & Janni, 2000) This method of odor control has been shown to be both economical and effective in swine raising systems. Biofilters are most easily adapted to mechanically ventilated buildings or on the pit fans of naturally ventilated buildings. Biofilters can also treat air vented from under manure storage covers.

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