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Airborne dust distribution in a farrowing pen in dependence of other microclimatic parameters during spring-summer period

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Author(s): Mario Ostović | Željko Pavičić | Alenka Tofant | Tomislav Balenovic | Anamaria Ekert Kabalin | Sven Menčik | Boris Antunović

Journal: Italian Journal of Animal Science
ISSN 1594-4077

Volume: 8;
Issue: 3s;
Start page: 196;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Pigs | Farrowing pen | Dust | Microclimatic parameters.

ABSTRACT
The study was carried out in a farrowing pen during 6 production cycles of 24 days in the spring-summer period. The effect of season and other microclimate parameters on airborne dust concentration was investigated. Study results showed a decrease in airborne dust concentration in summer period that yielded negative correlation with air temperature (P
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