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Sprinkling is a cooling method in which pigs are sprinkled with water and then the water is allowed to evaporate. Evaporation of water removes heat from the skin surface of the animals, thereby making them feel cooler.
Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment
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Harmon, Jay D., "Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment: Swine Cooling Methods—Sprinkling" (1997). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 170.