Dairy Housing - Chapter 9: Handling facilities

Published 3 September 12

This chapter gives information handling the dairy cow effectively. When designing or adapting a housing system it is important to consider how animals can be efficiently handled. Specific sections within this chapter include design principles, and understanding the animals flightzone. Handling facilities described in detail include the holding pen, race, crush, AI stalls, herringbone treatment races, footbaths, calving pens, and isolation boxes.

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