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Barns & Equipment

Whether using a tiestall, freestall, dry lot or pasture, here are some tips for cow comfort and maintaining farm facilities and equipment.

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Most dairy farmers are facing an unfavorable milk-to-feed cost index, and some are looking for an alternative to using rBST.

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We want it all when it comes to the milking parlor — high throughput, low costs, high-quality milk and herd health.

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Swamp coolers are not as common in homes as they once were, but the same technology that cooled homes for decades can relieve your cows from the extreme heat of summer.

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Every summer, farmers prepare their dairy facilities for the negative effects of heat stress to avoid losses in milk production, feed intake and reproductive performance.

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There was a time when the best way to observe cow behavior was to pull up a chair, take up residence in the barn and watch the cows.

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When reducing heat stress in dairy herds, fans are used to enhance the evaporation of moisture from a cow’s back.

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