Four Ohio dairy farms using compost bedded-pack systems were studied by Ohio State University researchers to assess barn design and collect data on pack and manure-handling practices, as well as cow health.

Read more in “Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Barns in Ohio” in the January 2013 Buckeye Dairy News.

The article looks at:

  • Barn layout and management practices
  • Indoor thermal environment and air quality
  • Composting of the bedded pack
  • Cow performance, health and comfort

Source: Buckeye Dairy News, January 2013