Manure Management for Dairy Farms
The guideline provides general information that should be considered before beginning construction.
Planning ahead for small and large improvements in dairy manure systems.
This guideline describes the concept and the design of gravity flow gutter for manure removal in dairy barns.
This guideline presents various ways to reduce or eliminate odor from dairy manure and other sources of odors on dairy farms.
This guideline raises a wide range of questions-from mundane to complex-regarding what issues need to be addressed when considering a dairy complex.
This Guideline raises a wide range of questions regarding what issues need to be addressed when considering an anaerobic digester system.
This guideline is designed to provide general information about proper construction and management of compost bedded-pack dairy barns in the United States. The compost bedded pack barn consists of a large, open resting area, usually bedded with sawdust or dry, fine wood shavings that are composted in place, along with manure, when mechanically stirred on a regular basis. Facility design, ventilation, timely addition of fresh, dry bedding, frequent and deep stirring, and avoidance of overcrowding are the keys to a good working compost bedded-pack barn