October 26, 2015
Following new guidelines for transition cow housing design may yield significant profit improvement.
Thinking about building a new transition cow facility for your dairy? Click here for an interesting article by Rebecca Brotzman D.V.M. Nigel Cook D.V.M. and Ken Nordlund D.V.M. of the School of Veterinary Medicine University of Wisconsin-Madison.
According to the article published in the July 2014 issue of Hoard’s Dairyman when it comes to the number of available stalls for your transition cow space: More is better.
According to the findings of resent research referenced in the article “over building” at the rate of about 140% of the calculated conventional need may yield more than $100 per cow per year in dairy revenue.