7 tips for succesful bedded pack area
The transition cow bedded pack area is only a small part of a modern complex cow barn, but it is equally important to consider all the details in the bedded area designing. These 7 tips will help you build the transition cow bedded pack area practical and labor efficient.
Options for transition cow facilities
The transition cow facilities and big lines for management are determined already in the cow barn design phase. The bedded pack area is common in maternity pen, but it can also be expanded to dry cows and fresh cows.
Understanding bedded pack areas
4dBarn interviewed 12 farms last summer and gathered practical experience of bedded pack areas. We compiled lots of knowledge and heard many positive comments!
Deep bedding area = a lot of labor?
Some say: “It needs so much labor”. The others say: “A well kept deep bedding is the absolutely best place for a dairy cow”. 4dBarn is making a survey about deep bedding areas for transition cows and how laborious they really are.
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