Energiebesparing met alternatieve verwarmingssystemen in de vleeskuikenhouderij = Reducing energy consumption with alternative haeting systems in the broiler sector

H.H. Ellen, D. van Rijn, J.H. Smeets

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Burning wooden chips or pellets is a good way to reduce costs of heating in broiler houses. Other applicable systems are heat pumps connected to floor heating and storage of heat in the soil or heat exchangers.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
Number of pages35
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameRapport / Animal Sciences Group
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • poultry farming
  • fowls
  • broilers
  • power requirement
  • heat pumps
  • heat exchangers
  • cost control
  • bioenergy
  • biobased economy

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