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Measure bird performance by feed conversion and weight — not drinker flow rate

Water plays a critical role in bird performance. But, how water is delivered makes the difference between acceptable and exceptional results. For the best bird performance, a watering system needs to supply the right amount of water in the way

We all need good, clean drinking water. So do birds!

Clean drinking water is important for bird, litter and system performance. We all recognize the importance of clean drinking water for good health. Birds are no different. Bu ...

Proper Drinker Management To Improve Bird Welfare

Considerable time and resources have been invested to develop watering management tools specifically for enclosed watering systems to help farmers produce healthy flocks and ...

Biofilm: How to prevent and eliminate it.

Keeping your watering system biofilm-free begins with a regular schedule of high pressure flushing of the drinker lines (click to see "Biofilm: What it is, what it does"). ...

For best bird performance, don’t confuse water usage with water consumption. Part 1

Water usage is not the same as water consumption. An appreciation and understanding of this important difference is central to effectively managing nipple-type poultry waterin ...

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