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4. Pig housing in the tropics

 

This chapter highlights the major considerations in the layout and design of pig farms and pig housing facilities in hot, humid climates. It dwells on terminologies that are illustrated with figures. The opinions expressed in the question and answer section are intended to reinforce the points made in the design guidelines. The chapter was written for engineers and planners who need to know the basics of pig housing design to make decisions on waste handling and environmental matters.