Heat Prostration Conditions

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Feed is withdrawn early in the morning where daytime temperatures are expected to approach 90 F                                                                                  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.