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Heat, light and waste are the key areas of energy savings for a small poultry facility

Heat, light and waste are the key areas of energy savings for a small poultry facility

With LPG around 20 to 30 percent more expensive than natural gas and the cost of LPG expected to increase over the next few years, gas-dependent poultry farmers are looking for alternatives to LPG so as to remain competitive in a growing sector. Along with exploring alternatives to costly LPG, the owners of Stratheden Glen poultry farm are implementing or considering initiatives including a lighting upgrade that will result in significant energy savings, voltage optimisation to improve the power delivered to site, and solar power for the main pump that supplies drinking water to the chickens and water for the evaporative coolers.
NSW Farmers, Published 1st Sep 2015
State-of-the-art egg producer finds new energy savings opportunity in sheds

State-of-the-art egg producer finds new energy savings opportunity in sheds

The Glenwarrie Partnership near Tamworth recently invested in a state-of-the-art caged egg-laying system with packing machines and highly efficient automated feed and watering systems- however, a significant cost savings opportunity was missed...
NSW Farmers, Published 13th Apr 2015