Housing/Ventilation

Airworks, Whitshire/Hamroc
A new air system that helps to improve the quality of air presented by

Alternative Swine Housing, M. Honeyman, Iowa State University
A brief review of tarp-covered hooped structures with deep bedding for grow-finish pigs

Animal Housing Systems - Penn State University
Provides fact sheets on animal housing

Hoop Structures, Leopold Center for Sustainable Ag, Iowa State University

Hydrogen Sulphide Concentrations while Pulling Pit Plugs & Power Washing Rooms, L. Chenard, Prairie Swine Centre

Manure Pit Ventilation Systems for Swine Operating Principles, G. Arnold, R. Stowell, B. Strobel, Ohio State University
How ventilation in the manure pit can improve the quality of air for swine

Mechanical Ventilation Design Worksheet for Swine Housing, Iowa State University, Guides you through a simplified procedure for selecting the components of a ventilation system

Reducing Barn Energy Costs, Banff Pork Seminar Proceedings 2002

Sow Housing Issues, Texas Tech

2003 Swine Care Handbook, National Pork Board (PDF format)
Taking proper care of one’s animals has always been understood as an ethical responsibility, as well as a necessary business practice.

Swine Housing
Swine housing publications dealing with ventilation and building design

Swine Housing and Environment, Purdue University
Links to information on housing and ventilation

The PigSite - Housing and Environmental Control
Links to many different websites addressing air quality, housing structure, and other important topics pertaining to the environment