Freestall barn design and management for cow comfort

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dc.contributor.author Bickert, W.G.
dc.contributor.author Smith, J.F.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-04T14:45:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-04T14:45:17Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8602
dc.description.abstract Proper design, construction, and care of freestalls are essential to cows using the stalls and realizing their potential benefits for comfort and health. Freestall dimensions depend upon particular designs and are compromises between ensuring optimum cleanliness and providing a spacious area for the ultimate in cow comfort. Freestalls designed to meet these fundamental needs will be most used. Most likely, no perfect freestall design exists. Rather, several freestall designs may satisfy the basic requirements of the cow perfectly well! en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1998 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 99-158-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 821 en_US
dc.subject Freestall en_US
dc.subject Cow comfort en_US
dc.subject Bedding en_US
dc.title Freestall barn design and management for cow comfort en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1998 en_US
dc.citation.epage 27 en_US
dc.citation.spage 20 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jfsmith en_US

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