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Optimization of Local Ventilation System for Gaseous Pollutants Removal in Broiler House Using CFD Simulation

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

Citation:  2012 IX International Livestock Environment Symposium (ILES IX)  ILES12-1146.(doi:10.13031/2013.41553)
Authors:   Songming Zhu, Peifeng Liu, Nan Yang, Jinsong He, Zhangying Ye
Keywords:   Litter-based broiler house, Ventilation system, CFD, Simulation

Gaseous pollutants in broiler house may cause negative effects to the production performance and health of broilers. Ventilation is an effective and simple way to improve air quality in broiler house. For the purpose of heat preservation, there is little ventilation in broiler house in winter season for small-scale broiler production in China, which leads to serious air quality issues. This paper proposes an optimization of a local ventilation system which could be used for gaseous pollutants removal in winter.

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