Fantura air inlet system highly valued in practice

Hijken - Netherlands

In Hijken, in the province of Drenthe , our partner Geissler Installatietechniek realised the complete installation with Fancom automated systems in four new broiler houses. The new build extends the existing broiler farm with a further six houses, which now accommodate over 400,000 broilers.


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Four new broiler houses
The four new houses measuring 115 x 22 metres are linked in pairs, and can house a total of 186,000 chicks.
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Fantura air inlet system
The houses are equipped with the Fantura air inlet system. The special jet stream at the air inlet valve bundles the incoming air, creating a better throw. The poultry farmer about Fantura: “The incoming air always maintains the air speed, even at minimum ventilation positions. The inlets work extremely well to provide ventilation, especially for the young chicks."
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Automatic feeding
Four silos are situated between each pair of houses. A batch weighing system has been installed for automatic feeding with a batch weigher placed between the silo and the hoppers in the house. The system can mix two types of feed or add cereal products.
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Lumina control computers
The Lumina control computers that regulate the climate system and feed system are conveniently integrated into a switch box.
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Operational since March
The first chicks were set up in the new houses at the end of March.

 

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