Alternative Systems for Farrowing in Cold Weather-PDF

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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 includes:

  • 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

This is copyrighted material. A watermark will appear when printed.

12 pp, illus, download, 2004

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