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