Natural Ventilating Systems
This booklet is now available from the ISU Extension Store:
Natural Ventilating Systems for Livestock Housing provides guidelines for applying ventilation basics to achieve naturally ventilated farm and livestock buildings.
This handbook provides helpful suggestions for selecting a system based on building type, site, and orientation. Examples of ventilating systems that are unique beef, dairy, horses, and poultry.
- building types and factors such as roof slopes, openings, building orientation, wall, eave, and ridge openings
- insulation and moisture problems
- birds and rodents
- troubleshooting with tools