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EMISSION FACTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR PARTICULATE MATTER FROM A BROILER HOUSE

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

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Authors:   Taylor Roumeliotis, Bill Van Heyst

The recent intensification of the livestock industry has raised concerns regarding the air pollution generated from the various animal housing operations. One pollutant of concern is particulate matter (PM), which is capable of lodging itself deep in the respiratory tract and causing serious detrimental respiratory effects to the workers and livestock. Little information is available in the literature that characterizes the emissions of PM from various types of livestock houses that also incorporate daily and seasonal variances typical of Canadian climates.

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