All the following conditions must be met in order to qualify and maintain coverage for HEAT PROSTRATION:
TEMPERATURE – must have paging system which monitors temperature in the building housing the insured birds and must have paging alarm showing electrical power interruption
ELECTRICAL POWER – must have either an automatic generator or a manual generator available at the insured premises.
STATIC PRESSURE – insured building must have a static pressure monitor (manometer) (.10 static pressure in warm weather)
not less than .67 sq. ft. per bird (1.7 kg)
not less than .80 sq. ft. per bird (2.1 kg)
not less than .93 sq. ft. per bird (2.45 kg)
not less than 1.21 sq. ft. per bird (3.5kg)
not less than 5 cfm per 1.7 kg bird
not less than 6 cfm per 2.1 kg bird
not less than 7 cfm per 2.5 kg & bigger bird
WATER AVAILABILITY – not more than 15 birds per watering nipple and must have adequate water supply source
FEED AVAILABILITY – not more than 40 birds per foot of feed trough
Coverage only applies to birds confined with a building
Poultry buildings are checked four times per day (early morning, evening and twice during the day). Especially in seasonally warm/hot weather.
Feed is withdrawn early in the morning where daytime temperatures are expected to approach 90 F
Coverage is subject to a thorough physical inspection by an Approved loss prevention officer.