November 7, 2016
Hydrogen sulfide can spike quickly and without warning during pit pumping. As producers, it’s important that you keep in mind best practices for agitation and ventilation. During agitation, deadly gasses are possible. People should never enter a building or facility while agitation is occurring. Consider using yellow caution tape to mark barn entrances and alter everyone that manure...
August 23, 2016
Bruce Nielsen of Winner, South Dakota compares the difference of feeding cattle indoors vs outdoors and how his feed efficiency has stayed at a steady rate since building a Summit monoslope.
August 23, 2016
Kent Kraft, Farm Manager of Wm. Hughes Diller Sr. Trust located in Franklin, Illinois, explains how regulation changes helped him with his decision to purchase a Summit monoslope beef barn.
August 4, 2016
The beef specialists and agricultural engineers at Summit Livestock Facilities have been providing custom cattle housing solutions for protein producers throughout the Midwest for over a decade.
Now we’ve taken the proven attributes of all these successful finishing barns (and other projects) to create a new building design concept that incorporate the best design ideas: our new...
July 28, 2016
Now that you’re considering adding a monoslope facility to your operation, it’s time to think about where the ideal place to build is. You may have a spot picked out already because that’s where you have room, but there are other factors to consider.
The design of monoslopes already gives them a boost over other types of facilities, but there are a few things...