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FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

Whether using a tie stall, freestall, dry lot or pasture, here are some tips for cow comfort and maintaining farm facilities and equipment.

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Labour savings is a primary goal of automated milking system barn design. Excellent cow comfort and welfare also provide for healthy and productive cows.

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When making a change as big as a new barn, you’ve been planning for years before even breaking ground.

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I am often confronted with a new challenge when it comes to repairs around our family farm. Much of the machinery and buildings we own were purchased or constructed when I was in elementary school. I also have found that some of the tools I have in the shop have seen better days as well.

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As we age, Old Man Winter gets older at an ever-increasing rate. With each passing year, the joints ache a bit more and get a bit stiffer. While this isn’t a fashion column, let me give you just a few quick pointers from an old farmer.

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We house adult dairy cattle in a wide variety of barns of different shapes and sizes, and we have devised different ways to ventilate them.

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High-pressure fogging (HPF) systems are not new to the dairy industry, but there are a lot of misconceptions and a lack of information when it comes to the proper application.

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