Overwintering Cattle


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Part four of our overwintering series - keeping cattle safe over winter - a lot depends on the kind of barn you have.

  • Well ventilated cow sheds help prevent diseases, whilst letting in fresh air and natural light and lessening rain and snow ingress.
  • good drainage to remove excess moisture
  • cubicles for extra snugness
  • access to a concrete yard
  • preferably a view
  • always supplied with fresh water and feed
  • Traditional open-fronted cart-shed

This video shows the principles of design:


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