Hoop Barns for Gestating Swine

Price: $5.00

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.

Hoop Barns for Gestating Swine includes:
  • When to consider hoops
  • Designing and erecting the structure
  • Environment and ventilation
  • Hoop management
  • Feeding system
  • Bedding and manure handling
  • Example Layouts
  • Cost Analysis
  • Research analysis

2004, 20pp., 8 1/2 x 11, illus., self-cover

Catalog: Swine / Pork Operations