Why hydronic heating for poultry barns can be beneficial for your chickens!
Poultry barns are necessary to heat, especially for the development and weight gain of broiler chickens which are raised specifically for the food industry. The heat is adjusted according to how the chickens grow, and typically starts out warmer for newly hatched chickens and gradually decreases over a period of 5 weeks. Throughout this process until the chickens are ready to enter the market, the barn temperature needs to be maintained properly.
This is also important since a chicken’s appetite is associated to the temperature. Chickens tend not to eat if it is too cold or too hot, but with a consistent evenly distributed temperature, it stimulates their appetite and activity which is essential for their development.