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Stirring fans are used to increase the air flow across animals during hot weather or to reduce temperature stratification in ventilated rooms. Stirring fans may be either the basket type or the ceiling fan type. Both have distinctive uses.
Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment
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Harmon, Jay D., "Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment: Swine Cooling Methods—Stirring Fans" (1997). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 171.