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Hurricane Isaac — Standby Generator Preparation
August 27th, 2012 by Grow With Tyson

Standby Generators – PDF Download

Hello All,

As some of you in the poultry belt (especially East Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Alabama) prepare your homes and poultry farms for the effects of Hurricane Isaac, there is one particular item that may be of utmost importance. This item is the standby power generator on your poultry farm. There have been instances where the loss of power on farms claimed as many or more birds due to generator failure than the actual storms themselves. Making sure that your standby power generator and equipment is ready to run for days on end is extremely important. Cycling your generator once a week is usually not a problem, but what happens to a generator when it is called to run continuously for 1-7 days or more is a different challenge. Our most comprehensive newsletter on Standby Generators is attached to help you prepare your farm for an extended power loss. Please let us know if you have any questions.

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Thank you and good luck!

Sincerely,

NPTC Team

Jim Donald, Gene Simpson, Dennis Brothers & Jess Campbell

National Poultry Technology Center
Auburn University, AL
334-844-3546
poultryhouse.com

 


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