American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Swine Housing Conference


  1. ETHOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF AN ALTERNATIVE HOUSING SYSTEM FOR FATTENING PIGS
    Authors:   W.Bea, E.Gallmann, E.Hartung and T.Jungbluth
    Keywords:   animal welfare, ethology, fattening pigs, alternative housing system, natural ventilation, indoor air quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.82
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  2. DESIGNS FOR WINDBREAK WALLS FOR MITIGATING DUST AND ODOR EMISSIONS FROM TUNNEL VENTILATED SWINE BUILDINGS
    Authors:   R.W. Bottcher, R.D. Munilla, G.R. Baughman, K.M. Keener
    Keywords:   dust, emissions, odor, swine housing, windbreak
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.83
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  3. EVALUATION OF IMPACT OF FARROWING PEN DESIGN ON SOW WELFARE
    Authors:   L. Botto, S. Mihina, V. Brestensky, A. Hanus, G. Szabova
    Keywords:   Sows, Welfare, Farrowing pen, Bedding
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.84
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  4. VETERINARY SWINE PRACTITIONERS AND ENGINEERS WORKING TOGETHER IN THE SWINE INDUSTRY
    Authors:   Thomas J. Fangman and Joseph M. Zulovich
    Keywords:   Veterinarians, Engineers, consultants, problem solving, farm assessment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.85
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  5. WEAN TO FINISH ADVANTAGES AND IMPLICATIONS A CASE STUDY
    Authors:   Thomas J Fangman DVM, MS, Dipl ABVP
    Keywords:   Pigs, Wean to finish, ADG, Growth, Nursery, Grow-Finish
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.86
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  6. COMPARING HEATING SYSTEMS IN A WEAN TO FINISH FACILITY: 2-STAGE TUBE VERSUS BROODER
    Authors:   Terry Feldmann, Ron MacDonald
    Keywords:   Swine, Wean-to-finish
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.87
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  7. COMPARISON OF HEAT LAMP TO HEAT PAD CREEP HEAT IN FARROWING UNITS
    Authors:   Ron MacDonald, Terry Feldmann, Mike Wrigglesworth
    Keywords:   Creep Heat, Farrowing, Swine
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.88
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  8. COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT STYLES OF SWINE FINISHING FACILITIES WITHIN A UNIFORM PRODUCTION SYSTEM
    Authors:   David Stender, Jay Harmon, Jerry Weiss and Darci Cox
    Keywords:   swine, swine housing, swine growth, feed efficiency, economics
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.89
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  9. REMODELING AND DESIGNING OF AN EXTENSIVE PIG PRODUCTION SYSTEM FOR MINNESOTA
    Authors:   Larry D. Jacobson , Jim Van Der Pol , and Lee J. Johnston
    Keywords:   Alternative Swine Housing, Deep-Bedded Systems, Hoop Barns
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.90
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  10. SWINE PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT WITH COOLING AS INFLUENCED BY SUMMER GROWTH PERIOD AND WEATHER
    Authors:   T. C. Bridges, L. W. Turner, R. S. Gates and D. G. Overhults
    Keywords:   : Swine, Growth model, Misting, Cooling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.91
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  11. IMPACT OF WEAN-TO-FINISH FACILITY MANAGEMENT ON PIG PERFORMANCE
    Authors:   M. C. Brumm, A.K. Baysinger, R. W. Wills, E. T. Clemens and R. C. Thaler
    Keywords:   Pigs, piglets, pig buildings.
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.92
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  12. LOGISTICS OF SPLIT-SEX, PHASE FEEDING PIGS IN 2 ROOM, 2 BIN FINISHING FACILITIES
    Authors:   M. S. Carlson and J. M. Zulovich
    Keywords:   Phase feeding, Nutrition, and Feed delivery
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.93
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  13. CHARACTERISATION OF PIG PRODUCTION IN PORTUGAL - ALTERNATIVE OUTDOOR HOUSING SYSTEMS
    Authors:   Cruz, Vasco F.; Lucas, Eduardo M. and Baptista, Fátima J.
    Keywords:   pig production, housing, outdoor systems, reproduction cycle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.94
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  14. TWO AIRSPACE BUILDING DESIGN TO REDUCE ODOUR AND GAS EMISSIONS FROM PIG FARMS
    Authors:   S.P. Lemay, H.W. Gonyou, J. Feddes, E.M. Barber and R. Coleman
    Keywords:   Odour control, Gas, Emission, Building design, Biofilter, Swine
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.95
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  15. A TYPOLOGY OF PIGGERY TO REDUCE SLURRY USING STRAW IN DUNGING AREA
    Authors:   P. Navarotto, G. Bonazzi, M. Guarino
    Keywords:   Animal buildings, Swine, Slurry
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.96
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  16. BEDDING MANAGEMENT FOR LARGE PEN DEEP BED SWINE FINISHING FACILITIES
    Authors:   J.D. Hill
    Keywords:   Swine Housing, Bedding Materials, Composting
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.97
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  17. DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW PIG PRODUCTION SYSTEM WITH INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR EMISSION CONTROL, MANURE TREATMENT AND ANIMAL WELFARE DEMANDS
    Authors:   N.W.M. Ogink, H.C. Willers, A.J.A. Aarnink and I.H.G. Satter
    Keywords:   swine housing, manure handling, manure nutrients, emissions
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.98
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  18. CONSIDERATION OF PIGLET BEHAVIOR MAY ALLOW ALTERATIONS IN SOW HOUSING TO INCREASE BOTH PIGLET AND SOW WELFARE
    Authors:   M. F. Haussmann, M. J. Daniels, D. C. Lay Jr.
    Keywords:   piglet, crushing, welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.99
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  19. COMMISSIONING LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS: THE NEEDS AND CHALLENGES
    Authors:   Yuanhui Zhang, Ernest M. Barber
    Keywords:   building commissioning, thermal performance, infiltration, livestock building
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.100
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  20. ANALYSIS OF REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCES OF SOWS IN RELATION TO HOUSING SYSTEMS
    Authors:   M. Barbari
    Keywords:   Sow housing, Group sow keeping, Stalls, Animal welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.101
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  21. DESIGN OF LOADOUT SYSTEMS FOR DEEP BED FINISHING FACILITIES: CASE STUDY
    Authors:   J.D. Hill, J. Gentry
    Keywords:   Pig, Pig Housing, Swine Housing, Swine Management, Animal Handling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.102
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  22. DESIGN CRITERIA FOR LARGE GROUP DEEP BED SWINE FINISHING FACILITIES
    Authors:   J.D. Hill, M.E. Wastell
    Keywords:   Swine, Swine Housing, Swine Management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.103
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  23. Thermal conditions in A piglet nest covered in different ways
    Authors:   H.M. Houszka, J. S. Strøm, S. Morsing
    Keywords:   Piglet nest, Cover configurations, Air temperature, Black globe temperature
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.104
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  24. DESICCANT SYSTEM’S POTENTIAL FOR SWINE FACILITIES APPLICATIONS
    Authors:   M. F. G. Johnson , J. M. Zulovich , J. Wurm, R. S. Gates and L. Turner
    Keywords:   Swine housing, Heat stress relief, Dehumidification, Evaporative Cooling, Air conditioning, Computer simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.105
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  25. SWINE HOUSING IMPACTS ON ENVIRONMENT AND BEHAVIOR: A COMPARISON BETWEEN HOOP STRUCTURES AND TOTAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
    Authors:   D. C. Lay Jr., M. F. Haussmann, M. J. Daniels, J. D. Harmon, T. L. Richard
    Keywords:   swine, housing, welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.106
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  26. MANURE AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS OF A HIGH-RISE™ BRAND SWINE FACILITY
    Authors:   Thomas Menke
    Keywords:   High-Rise?brand swine building, solid manure, nutrient density, nutrient management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.107
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  27. ADAPTATION OF OLD CATTLE BARNS TO MODERN HOUSING FOR PIGS
    Authors:   S. Mihina, L. Botto, V. Brestensky
    Keywords:   Pigs, Welfare, Housing, Reconstruction
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.108
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  28. WIND INDUCED AIRFLOW PATTERNS IN A NATURALLY VENTILATED BARN
    Authors:   Svend Morsing , A. Ikeguchi2, J. C. Bennetsen1, J. S. Strøm1, P. Ravn1 & L. Okushima
    Keywords:   Natural ventilation, Sidewall inlet design, Air velocities, Occupational zone
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.109
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  29. Diurnally variation of ambient temperature around 24 or 28°C: influence on performance and feeding behavior of growing pigs
    Authors:   Nathalie Quiniou , Patrick Massabie and Robert Granier
    Keywords:   Swine, Ambient temperature, Feed intake, Growth
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.110
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  30. EFFICIENT DESIGN OF LARGE SWINE BUILDINGS - INCORPORATING STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS
    Authors:   Ken Ramsay
    Keywords:   Swine building, wind bracing, structural design, design approach
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.111
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  31. COMPARISON OF AQUA GLOBE BITE BALL VALVES VS CONVENTIONAL DRINKERS
    Authors:   Kevin C. Rath, PE
    Keywords:   Aqua Globe Bite Ball Valves, ADG (Average Daily Gain), FC (Feed Conversion), DL (Death Loss)
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.112
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  32. DUST CONCENTRATION IN AIR FROM WEANER ROOMS REDUCED BY ADAPTATION OF THE VENTILATION SYSTEM
    Authors:   Peter F.M.M. Roelofs, G.P. Binnendijk, N. Verdoes
    Keywords:   Dust concentration, Endotoxin, Ventilation system, Health and safety
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.113
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  33. AUTHOR(S) DYNAMIC MODEL OF THE INDOOR CLIMATE INSIDE LIVESTOCK BUILDINGS: A CASE STUDY FOR FATTENING PIGS
    Authors:   G. Schauberger, M. Piringer and E. Petz
    Keywords:   pig, indoor climate, simulation, livestock building
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.114
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  34. A WITHIN-FARM COMPARISON OF THREE DIFFERENT HOUSING SYSTEMS FOR FINISHING PIGS
    Authors:   H.A.M. Spoolder, S.A. Edwards, A.W. Armsby and S. Corning
    Keywords:   Housing, finishing pigs, health, performance, welfare, cost estimation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.115
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  35. FARROWING CRATE DESIGN: INFLUENCE ON PIGLET SURVIVIAL, A DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
    Authors:   Terry L. Steinhart
    Keywords:   Farrowing, Crate, Pig, Free-stall pen, Litter, Born, and Alive
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.116
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  36. ELECTRICAL WIRING AND EQUIPMENT FOR SWINE FACILITIES
    Authors:   LaVerne E. Stetson and Joseph M. Zulovich
    Keywords:   Electric Wiring, Electrical Codes, Electric Power, Swine
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.117
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  37. HIGH-RISE TM HOG FACILITY
    Authors:   R. R. Stowell, H. Keener, D. Elwell, T. Menke, and S. Foster
    Keywords:   Swine housing, Aerial environment, Airflow, Manure handling, Solid manure
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.118
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  38. RETROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION OF FARROWING PERFORMANCE AS AFFECTED BY CRATE AND FLOOR TYPE
    Authors:   B.J. Thacker
    Keywords:   farrowing facility, farrowing crate, flooring, weaning weights
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.119
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  39. AMMONIA EMISSION FROM A GROUP-HOUSING FACILITY FOR DRY SOWS
    Authors:   M.G.A.M. van Asseldonk , A. I. J. Hoofs , N. Verdoes1
    Keywords:   Ammonia emission, emitting surface, dry sows
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.120
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  40. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF VENTILATION IN PIG FACILITIES: DEVELOPMENT AND PRACTICAL OPERATION OF A NEW MEASURING TECHNIQUE
    Authors:   A.V. van Wagenberg and M.A.H.H. Smolders
    Keywords:   Ventilation system evaluation, ventilation performance, effectiveness, pig buildings
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.121
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  41. AMMONIA EMISSION FROM “FREE RANGE” SYSTEMS FOR PIGS
    Authors:   M. G. A. M. van Asseldonk , H. Altena and N. Verdoes
    Keywords:   Ammonia emission, free range pigs
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.122
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  42. WHEN IT BECOMES A MULTIDISCIPLINARY ADVENTURE; CONSULTANCY FOR THE NATIONAL PORK PRODUCERS COUNCIL’S ON FARM ODOR/ENVIRONMENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    Authors:   Cheryl J. Wachenheim
    Keywords:   Agricultural Engineers, Agricultural Environment, Assessment, Environmental Initiatives
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.123
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  43. DEEP BEDDING – AN ALTERNATIVE SYSTEM FOR RAISING PORK
    Authors:   M.E. Wastell, P.R.Lubischer, A.J. Penner
    Keywords:   Swine housing, bedding, deep bedding
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.124
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  44. DRY VS WET/DRY FEEDERS, IS THERE A DIFFERENCE
    Authors:   M.E. Wastell, J.E. Pettigrew
    Keywords:   swine, swine equipment, swine feeding systems, pig feeders
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.125
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  45. HOOP SHELTERS – A SYSTEM FOR RAISING PORK
    Authors:   M.E. Wastell, P.R. Lubischer
    Keywords:   swine housing, hoop structures
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.126
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  46. GROUP SIZE AND FLOOR-SPACE ALLOWANCE AFFECT THE ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE OF A FOUR-WEEK NURSERY SYSTEM FOR WEANLING PIGS
    Authors:   B. F. Wolter , M. Ellis, S. E. Curtis, G. D. Schnitkey, E. N. Parr, and D. M. Webel
    Keywords:   Pig Housing, Economic Analysis, Space Allocation, Group Size
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.127
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  47. EFFECTS OF CREEP HEAT TYPE AND LOCATION ON ITS USAGE BY PIGLETS IN FARROWING CRATES
    Authors:   Q. Zhang and H. Xin
    Keywords:   Creep heating, Swine farrowing, Heat lamp, Heat mat
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.128
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  48. THE MO-FLEX SWINE BUILDING SYSTEM
    Authors:   Joseph M. Zulovich, Ph.D., P.E.
    Keywords:   Swine, Mo-Flex, Swine housing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.129
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  49. Measurement of Soil Hydraulic and Chemical Transport Properties
    Authors:   S.A. Al-Jabri, R. Hurton, D. B. Jaynes
    Keywords:   hydraulic properties, chemical transport properties, preferential flow, point source method
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.1916
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  50. Experimental Measurement of Macropore Flow in a Silt-Loam Soil
    Authors:   G. O. Brown, H. T. Hsieh, and J. Kimzey
    Keywords:   preferential flow, macropore, laboratory column
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.1918
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  51. First-Order Modeling of Conductivity Decay During Lateral Redistribution in a Stochastic Soil
    Authors:   Hubert J. Montas and Adel Shirmohammadi
    Keywords:   Preferential infiltration, numerical methods, nonequilibrium potential
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.1919
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  52. Fractional Advective-Dispersive Equation to Simulate Solute Transport in Soils
    Authors:   Y. A. Pachepsky and W. J. Rawls
    Keywords:   water quality, modeling, scale, solute transport
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.1920
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