Dairy Freestall Housing and Equipment

SKU: MWPS-7
Price: $35.00

 

This book is a must have reference for anyone planning a dairy facility; including builders, engineers, veterinarians, extension educators, technical school instructors, equipment suppliers, dairy producers, nutritionists, and other farm advisors. 

From the planning and development process to various housing options, this book contains tables, charts, figures and measurements to customize your dairy housing needs. Edition updates include: increased freestall dimensions; freestall housing; heifer facilities; milking parlors and equipment; ventilation systems; feed storage and distribution. Safety guidelines for liquid manure storage are also included.

Contents:
  • Planning and Developing Total Dairy Facilities
  • Dairy Replacement Housing
  • Designing Facilities for the Milking Herd
  • Milking Center Design
  • Housing for Transition and Special Needs Cows
  • Building environment
  • Manure and Effluent Management
  • Feeding Facilities
  • Utilities

232 pp., 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, 2013 
ISBN 0-89373-109-9