Poultry House

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Poultry House


a building for housing poultry. There are different types of poultry houses, which are grouped according to the species and age of the poultry to be housed, their intended economic use, and the system of maintenance. Brooder houses, batteries, and acclimators are used for raising chicks. Adult chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese of breeding and commercial flocks are kept in special poultry houses in cages or on the floor. Most poultry houses have a single story. Experimental four- to six-story buildings have been constructed for layers (housing 120,000–150,000 hens) and for broilers (housing 80,000).

Poultry houses have water-supply lines, a system for the disposal of droppings, and central-heating and ventilating systems. Their equipment is industrially manufactured to ensure optimal mechanization of production processes.

poultry house

A place for housing fowl; once considered essential on most rural houses, farms, or estates before refrigerators because this provided a source of fresh eggs and freshly killed meat; also See dovecote.
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