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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: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Fact Sheet written by: H. House Milking Centre Design Design your milking centre around the type and size of milking parlour you have selected (Figure 1). Planning - It is important to work closely with...
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: 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: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs This factsheet was written by Harold K. House, P.Eng., Engineer, Dairy and Beef Housing and Equipment, Clinton, OMAFRA (retired). Introduction This Factsheet is written using common units used by ventilation designers and equipment manufacturers for...
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: The Dairyland Initiative, School of Veterinary Medicine Successful housing and management of the cow during the period from 21 days before to 21 days after calving is critical to the overall success of the dairy herd. The transition cow facility...
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