1. Design of Different Poultry Houses for
Large and Medium Poultry Farms
Presented by :Presented by :
Dr .M.G.Nikam (RVD/12-16)Dr .M.G.Nikam (RVD/12-16)
PhD StudentPhD Student
Department of Poultry ScienceDepartment of Poultry Science
C.V.Sc R’nagarC.V.Sc R’nagar
2. Type of poultry houses
I. Open side house II. Controlled Environment houses
(Conventional Broiler (non-conventional-closed)
house-Deep litter raring
Construction details :
Walls and partition
3. Location, lay out and design of Poultry houses
Purpose of Housing
•To protect inclement weather, direct sun rays and rain.
•To minimize effect of dampness.
•To provide safety from their predators.
•To apply scientific management practices
•To provide suitable, atmosphere for expression of full genetic
4. Basis Principles to be Observed
for layout :
Layout should not allow visitors (for office works) and
outside vehicles to come in contact with birds. From
this, administrative block and feed mill unit should be
kept away from sheds on farm.
The younger birds should be kept away from
disturbances due to movements of outsiders. For
which brooder and grower houses are preferably.
Located at far end of site, away from administrative
block and mill unit.
The houses of should be necessarily placed on the
upwind flow side to avoid cross-infection from adults
to youngers through air. In our country for major part
of year, west is the upwind flow side.
Feed mill is generally attached to medium and large
size poultry farms and preferably placed near gate.
Free flowing air in the house
Reduce the temperature in house in summer
Ventilation keeps the atmosphere healthy in house
Ridge ventilators for houses
o 38 – 42 per cent humidity better performance ,
o Conducive for multiplication of pathogenic organism
o Dusty and dry litter
Importance of light
10. Lecture 01: Housing and rearing systems, their advantages and
disadvantages, space requirements for different age groups
12. A – Distance between 1st
broiler house and
approach road (20 m)
B- Distance between
incinerator and last
broiler house (30 m)
D- Distance between two
broiler houses (10m)
FM – Feed mill
I – Incinerator
S.O. – Store and Office
14. Layout of EC houses Side view of EC house
Side view of EC house Interior view of EC house
15. Lighting arrangement in EC house Feeding arrangement in EC house
High density in EC house
Brooding arrangement in EC house
Feeding and watering arrangement
in EC house