Livestock cooling system

  • US 6,578,828 B2
  • Filed: 09/28/2001
  • Issued: 06/17/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system for cooling livestock comprising:

  • (a) a structure comprising a roof and supporting members, the roof connected to the supporting members;

    (b) an electrically-powered fan, the fan creating an air stream, said fan rotatably coupled to the structure;

    (c) oscillation means connected to the fan for rotating the fan through a plurality of rotational positions;

    (d) means for injecting water droplets into the air stream of the fan;

    (e) at least one sensing device positioned to sense environmental conditions and adapted to produce a signal in response to said conditions; and

    (f) input/output means for receiving the signal produced by the sensing device and outputting a signal limiting the plurality of rotational positions through which the fan is rotated.

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