What are the benefits of natural and mechanical ventilation in stabling?

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Natural ventilation of correctly spaced doors and adding cupolas or vents is generally sufficient to ensure 4-8 air changes per hour (Wheeler 2006). There is a growing trend for creating stabling with large open free flow airspaces above stabling as shown in figure 3, (Performance horse housing with large open airspaces).   Figure 3: Performance horse housing with large open airspaces, Taken from http://www.equineengineering.ie/   Having large open airspaces increases air changes and therefore reduces...
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