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1B Industry Applications: The Automated Egg

  • Roger W. Bolz

Abstract

The need to reduce egg production costs in order to secure a profit for the producer has led Big Dutchman to constantly improve the performance and reliability of the layer cage systems it offers to the poultry industry. A growing trend to cut investment costs by “high-density” cage systems that house large flocks in smaller buildings has led to the development of a new three-tier cage system that provides the excellent control afforded by automated feeding, watering, egg collection, manure removal, and ventilation systems.

Keywords

Ventilation System Poultry Industry Manure Removal Main Belt Small Building 
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Copyright information

© Chapman and Hall 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger W. Bolz
    • 1
  1. 1.Automation for IndustryUSA

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