Odour Control in Hog Barns

Odours are one of the main causes of conflicts between livestock producers and their neighbours. In most areas, hog producers represent a small minority of the population. It is therefore essential that hog producers develop and maintain a positive image within their community.
calendar icon 1 July 2000
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One of the key elements in being a good neighbour is to make every reasonable effort to control odours. It should be the goal of all hog producers to design, construct and manage their operations in a manner that minimizes the odour experienced by their neighbours.

The contents from this set of articles include:

  • Where Odours Come From
  • Human Response to Odours
    • Other air quality concerns
  • Sites of Odour Production
  • Livestock Operation Design
    • Manure management system
    • Housing environmental control
    • Landscaping
    • Setbacks from neighbours
  • Storage Odour Control
  • Odour Control Plan
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