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Spanlift revolutionises poultry buildings

Spanlift Broiler Buildings in Australia is specialised in a specific way of constructing poultry sheds. A specific feature of their buildings is the arched roofs.

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  • Concrete attachment of the side panels to the ground

    Concrete attachment of the side panels to the ground

  • Cut through view of the sandwich wall panels. Inlets will be placed in the hole

    Cut through view of the sandwich wall panels. Inlets will be placed in the hole

  • The concrete lower side rodent proof walls consist of a special concrete mix and are pre-fabricated and transported to the building site in one piece

    The concrete lower side rodent proof walls consist of a special concrete mix and are pre-fabricated and transported to the building site in one piece

  • The purlins in the roof have pre-drilled holes, which enables the electricians to nicely hide all the cables in the ceiling

    The purlins in the roof have pre-drilled holes, which enables the electricians to nicely hide all the cables in the ceiling

  • Nearly finished, the inner roof has been placed. Insulation blankets will fill up the space between the inner and outer roof panels

    Nearly finished, the inner roof has been placed. Insulation blankets will fill up the space between the inner and outer roof panels

  • Front view of a poultry house.

    Front view of a poultry house.

  • Farm manger Simon Whitaker (left) discusses the latest improvement with John Cox from Spanlift

    Farm manger Simon Whitaker (left) discusses the latest improvement with John Cox from Spanlift

  • The climate control inside the buildings is fully automated and consists of a combination of side inlets with tunnel ventilation

    The climate control inside the buildings is fully automated and consists of a combination of side inlets with tunnel ventilation

  • Spanlift “leaves a tag” at every building

    Spanlift “leaves a tag” at every building

  • A double air inlet at the pad cooling system. The cooling pads have not been installed yet

    A double air inlet at the pad cooling system. The cooling pads have not been installed yet

  • Spanlift revolutionises poultry buildings
  • Spanlift revolutionises poultry buildings

    The sandwich wall panels are green on the outside – here to blend in with the environment, but these could have any colour

  • Spanlift revolutionises poultry buildings

    Giant fans take care of replacing fresh air from the buildings

  • The stormwater basin is created on top of a hill for collecting run-off water from the roofs, a requirement set by the planning commission

    The stormwater basin is created on top of a hill for collecting run-off water from the roofs, a requirement set by the planning commission

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