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FEECO - Bedding Dryers

Company Description:

FEECO International, Inc. was founded in 1951 as an engineering and equipment manufacturer. FEECO is recognized globally as an expert in providing industry-leading process design, a range of engineering capabilities, including everything from process development and sample generation, feasibility studies, to detailed plant engineering, as well as manufacturing to a variety of industries, including: fertilizer and agriculture, mining and minerals, power/utility, paper, chemical processing, forest products and more. As the leading manufacturer of processing and handling equipment in North America, no company in the world can move or enhance a concept from process development to production like FEECO International, Inc.

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Technology Description:

Healthy animals and maximum production start with a clean bedding product. Whether that bedding is sand or recycled manure solids, one of the most critical factors in achieving a quality bedding product is managing the moisture content. 


FEECO provides reliable, efficient, and engineered bedding dryers for producing a premium bedding product with a reduced pathogen content, while avoiding over drying. 


FEECO dryers are capable of processing sand, recycled manure solids (for producing a dried manure solids/DMS bedding), chicken litter, paper sludge, and more. Each dryer is engineered around the unique characteristics of the material to ensure an optimized drying solution, with a wide range of customizations available. FEECO also offers comprehensive process development and testing capabilities to support the process in their R&D facility, The Innovation Center. 


FEECO is the leading provider of custom rotary dryers and has been serving the agriculture industry domestically and abroad since 1951.

 

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FEECO

3913 Algoma Rd.

Green Bay, WI 54311

USA

(800) 373-9347

 

Technology Type

  • Active Solids Drying

Vendor

  • Equipment Vendor
  • Service Provider

Product

  • Bedding
  • Fiber

Problem

  • Nitrogen
  • Storage
  • Odor
  • Pathogens
  • GHG

Technology Strengths,Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

Active Drying Technologies:

  • Produce a marketable product, dry manure solids, and reduce transportation costs
  • Require energy to reduce water content and dry manure solids, purchased energy cost are an issue
  • Require operator attention in excess of other systems due to the risk of combustion
  • Other compounds are released with the water (i.e. ammonia, hydrogen sulfide), and require additional treatment
  • Potential loss of ammonia nitrogen due to volatilization
  • Proven technology for storage reduction, odor control, GHG reduction and pathogen reduction

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Comments added 10/09/2019

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