Alternatives to gas heaters for poultry
Infrared heaters and gas heaters are usually used to warm a poultry house when day old chickens are placed. One method of heating a chicken house is to use an infrared poultry heater – these poultry heaters run on electricity and are very good at heating a chicken house. The cost of a poultry house usually includes some kind of poultry heater – whether that is a gas heater or an infrared heater. Both of the poultry heaters are radiant heaters. Both types of heaters work well in chicken coops, hen houses, layer houses and broiler houses. With the cost of electricity in South Africa – many farmers are choosing gas heaters over infrared heaters.