Characteristics of low-profile cross-ventilated freestalls

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dc.contributor.author Harner, Joseph P.
dc.contributor.author Smith, J.F.
dc.contributor.author Millner, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-29T17:50:08Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-29T17:50:08Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6657
dc.description Dairy Research, 2006 is known as Dairy Day, 2006
dc.description.abstract The first low-profile cross-ventilated (LPCV) freestall building was stocked in fall 2005 in North Dakota. There currently are 3 other LPVC freestalls operational and 6 others under construction. The LPCV building offers some of the advantages of natural ventilated and tunnel ventilated freestalls. Natural or conventional tunnel ventilation buildings normally have from 2 to 6 rows of freestalls. The first LPCV building was an 8-row con-figuration, but wider LPCV buildings with 10, 12, 16, or 24 rows of freestalls are being con-sidered. Low-profile cross-ventilated freestall buildings are another option for dairy cattle housing. These facilities allow producers to have more control over the cow’s environment during all seasons of the year. They also al-low cows to be located closer to the milking parlor, reducing time away from feed and wa-ter. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Diary Day, 2006 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 07-118-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 965 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Cooling systems en_US
dc.subject Cross ventilation en_US
dc.title Characteristics of low-profile cross-ventilated freestalls en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2006 en_US
dc.citation.epage 51 en_US
dc.citation.spage 49 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jharner en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jfsmith en_US

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