Alternative Systems for Farrowing in Cold Weather

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Hoop barn definition: Tubular steel arches fastened to the tops or sides of treated wood posts forming a hooped roof  covered with an UV-resistant, polyvinyl tarp

This booklet discusses hoop barns as an efficient solution for raising animals.

Alternative Systems for Farrowing in Cold Weather include:
  • Freestalls in retrofitted buildings
  • Pasture huts with radiant tube heating
  • A Swedish system in a retrofitted and new building
  • Greenhouse with radiant tube heating
  • Survey of practices at four additional sites
  • A hoop within a hoop
    12 pp, 8 1/2 x 11, illus., self-cover, 2004
     
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