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Maintenance and operation of ventilation fans for hog barns

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Published by [Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture, Washington State University] in Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English


  • Pork industry and trade,
  • Heating and ventilation,
  • Housing,
  • Fans (Machinery),
  • Swine

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Edition Notes

Statementauthors, Dexter Johnson, Marvin Hall ; reviewers, Raymond C. Benz, Robert C. McDaniel
SeriesPork industry handbook. Housing, EM -- 4162, Pork industry handbook, Extension mimeo (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension Service) -- 4162.
ContributionsHall, Marvin D., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension Service, United States. Department of Agriculture
The Physical Object
Pagination6 pages :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26463497M

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