Mobile poultry housing for 233 - 627 Free Range birds
Designed for small flocks and specialist poultry the Agile layer house provides the very best environment for the production of free range and organic eggs. With the ability to house 233 to 627 free range and 209 to 415 organic chickens, the Agile layer house is fully mobile and can be easily towed to fresh pasture with minimum effort. Providing exceptional insulation and superior durability, the Agile poultry house is the ideal building for keeping a happy flock disease free while protecting against variable temperatures. A fully optimised design and material specification creates the perfect environment for egg production with an internal environment that is easily maintained and highly resistant to bird waste – easy to keep clean and disinfect.
The Agile layer house has a width of 4.25 meters and a ridge height of 2.8 metres. Its modular construction allows the building length to be specified to meet the requirements of each site and flock; expanded by multiples of the structures 2.05 metre framework spacing. The building’s structure is manufactured from 50.8mm (section), 1.5mm thick, Z35 hot-dip galvanized steel tube providing superior structural integrity along with a lasting and high-quality finish. Cross bracing is fitted at every bay creating a robust structure, ensuring stability when mobile and during adverse weather conditions. The building’s roof is a 3-ply construction, comprising of a resilient 600gm PVC inner and outer sheet, sandwiching a sleeved 80mm Earthwool FactoryClad insulation. Side and gable end walls are constructed from extruded HDPE olive green interlocking polyboard panels. Polyboard is formed with a hollow-lattice section, providing excellent strength and insulation. Ventilation is provided by baffled side vents running the length of the building with a manually operated ridge vent drawing air through the internal space and exhausting ‘dirty’ air.
The Agile poultry house is supplied with a suspended slatted floor, making up 50% – 66% of the floor area (dependent on flock type) – adhering to freedom food guidelines. This raised floor is formed of interlocking plastic tiles fitted into a grid of supporting steel beams. Manually operated pop-holes are evenly distributed across both sides of the building with a provision of 600 chickens per pop-hole, giving controlled access to the range. Personnel access is provided by a single door at the front and rear of the building. The building is fully mobile and can easily be towed between laying cycles with minimum effort. Constructed with two galvanised skids that run the length of the structure. Supplied with a detachable tow bar for towing from either end. Sold and dispatched with a full installation manual, this building can be self-installed by a capable team, however, we recommend customers consider using a dedicated installer for their building. This building is packed and dispatched as a palletised kit and can be distributed worldwide.