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Designing and Building Dairy Cattle Freestalls

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 20 - June 23, 2010  1008937.(doi:10.13031/2013.29765)
Authors:   John T Tyson, Robert E Graves, Dan F McFarland
Keywords:   Freestall, Animal Welfare, Cow Comfort, Dairy Housing, Dairy Cows.

Providing a dry, comfortable resting area for dairy cattle is essential to their health, well being and performance. Properly designed, constructed and maintained freestalls (cubicles) are an essential component in a system that meets these requirements.

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