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Source: Ontario Ministry of Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Harold K. House, P.Eng. The housing layout or floor plan of a dairy barn is the most important document in the design process. This is where all the free-stall barn...
Source: Dairyland Initiative University of Wisconsin-Madison Feedbunks may be most commonly designed either with headlocks (head gates, stanchions etc.), or with a single post and rail system. The choice between a post and rail feed barrier and headlocks in lactating cow pens...
Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Harold House Introduction Improving cow comfort is a continuing goal for the dairy producer. Using lots of bedding is one way to improve cow comfort. With this in mind, many...
Source: BC Milk Marketing Board At the request of the BC Milk Marketing Board, the BC Ministry of Agriculture has provided us with the following information on proper plate cooler use & maintenance. Many producers use plate coolers to assist in...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: Harold K. House - Engineer, Dairy and Beef Housing and Equipment/OMAFRA This Factsheet is written using common units used by ventilation designers and equipment manufacturers for sizing and...
Source: Vermeer Corporation news release Vermeer Corporation has announced a new partnership agreement with Tubeline Manufacturing, headquartered in Ontario, Canada. Under the new agreement, Tubeline will help to expand the Vermeer full line of hay and forage tools to better...
Source: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: G.A. Garland - Resources & Planning/OMAFRA Milk Pipeline Recommendations Dairymen planning to install a milk pipeline should consider the following recommendations: Type of Material for Milk Pipeline Glass or stainless steel...
Source: Agri Marketing magazine According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers' monthly "Flash Report," the sales of all tractors in Canada for February 2018 were up 8% compared to the same month last year. For the year, a total of 2,858...
Source: Dairy Farmers of Ontario Objective: Measure wetness of stall bedding Where: In freestalls and tiestalls measure the same stalls used in the in-barn checklist When: During the in-barn checklist What you need: • One technician • 24 Bounty® paper towels folded in four • Stall...
Source: University of Minnesota Extension There’s one key difference between compost dairy barns and freestall dairy barns. Instead of free stalls and freestall alleys, compost dairy barns have a bedded pack area that’s aerated twice daily. You can lay out compost...
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