Carthage (IL) Veterinary Service is hosting the 2nd Annual Basics of Swine Ventilation Workshop June 24 and 25 at the Hancock County Extension Center at Carthage, IL.

This one-day workshop is designed for both farrowing and wean-to-finish systems and includes classroom and hands-on training.

Hands-on training includes the basics of ventilation systems. There will be a demonstration of inlet velocity measurements, static pressure, interaction of static pressure and inlet velocity, etc.

The classroom training will include a discussion of the basics of curtain-sided barns, tunnel-ventilated barns, cooling systems including evaporative pads, drippers and misters.

The workshop starts at 9:30 a.m. and concludes around 4:30 p.m.

Registration is $40 and is limited to 50 people/day. For more information, contact Bethany Ludwig at (217) 357-2811 or