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Barn fans will keep your livestock healthy and comfortable during record heat. An excellent cooling system starts with quality barn fans that can cool the barn up to ten degrees. Also, consider water misters in dryer climates where mist evaporation will cool the area several degrees.
Outdoor fans are built to be outside in the weather and are useful for sheds, run-ins, and outdoor areas where animals congregate around the farm. Also, many people use outdoor fans on their patios and summer kitchen areas to extend the comfortable outside months.
Air circulation serves the additional purpose of keeping air moving and removing harmful hay dust and pollen. Unfortunately, airborne dust and pollen can negatively affect your animals and your own.
Flying insects are reduced considerably in a strong breeze generated by your fans. In addition, by blowing fresh air throughout the barn, fans create a complex environment for flying insects. Accordingly, a barn with an inhospitable flying insect environment can cut bugs by 80%.
Large ceiling fans generate high levels of more indirect air flow and assist in keeping the air flowing throughout the area. Reverse the fans in winter to direct rising warm air back down. Typically, these industrial fans are used in significant warehouse situations, which makes them perfect for all sizes of barns. Click here for a vast selection of outdoor-rated ceiling fans suitable for your barn or patio. Most come with remote controls to make turning on or adjusting speeds easy.
Wall fans provide a lateral airflow and can be directed at the animals to help control flying insects. Alternatively, large ceiling fans generate high levels of more indirect air flow and assist in keeping the air flowing throughout the barn. Intense wall fans will keep several animals cool and free of flies. Also, consider the benefit of the comfort of farm hands working in the barn.
Floor Fans are Movable
Floor fans are portable and can be moved to different areas as cooling is needed. As with wall fans, some floor fans can sweep back and forth to cover larger areas.
Drum fans provide robust circulation either in a portable mode or as a highly efficient exhaust fan. These fans are a superior choice if you’re looking to produce robust and fast airflow. This type of fan is a favorite for cooling livestock. Drum fans create a strong breeze to keep animals calm and comfortable. Check out this large selection of quality fans in all sizes and price ranges. Our large selection of brand-name drum fans will satisfy your needs.
Maxx Air 30-in. pedestal fans can be adapted to various indoor environments with their heavy-duty metal construction and 3-speed PSC motor. Blow air in a particular area, such as a patio, or across a barn to maintain a cool environment.
Misting Fans Cool the Animal’s Skin and the Air Around Them
Misting fans offer the two-fold benefit of providing a cooling mist. Additionally, as the mist evaporates, the air also cools. For livestock in enclosed areas, the refreshing mist keeps them less stressed and ultimately more productive.
Misting fans are available in portable or permanently fixed versions with and without water tanks. Those without tanks require a water source such as a hose bib.
Wall fans provide lateral airflow and can be directed at the animals to help control flying insects. Fortunately, wall fans can sweep back and forth, thus covering more space.
A strong wall fan will keep several animals cool and free of flies, not to mention the comfort of farm hands working in the barn. On a patio, the sweep will cover large areas for everyone’s comfort.
Floor fans have the added advantage of being portable. Misting fans require a water supply, which can mean hooking to a ho, or you may choose a fan with its water supply in the form of a water tank.