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Oprettet: 03-01-2003
Revideret: 06-01-2003

Design your cattle housing according to Danish recommendations

"Housing Design for Cattle - Danish Recommendations" describes the functions of each housing section. Moreover, the book takes into account the health and welfare of cattle as well as the housing function. If you follow the recommendations, your housing will meet a number of requirements of different label systems and your solutions will live up to the objectives of "Good Agricultural Practice".


Now the third revised edition of the interdisciplinary report "Housing Design for Cattle - Danish Recommendations" is ready. The first edition was published in 1991. After extensive revision and expansion the second edition was published in 1995.

Third edition provides new information about:
punkttegn Cubicles for dairy cows
punkttegn Cubicles for young stock
punkttegn Milking area
punkttegn Ventilation
punkttegn Drinking water supply and allocation.
Housing Design for Cattle

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Handbook news - in brief

Cubicles for dairy cows
The latest knowledge within cubicle design and especially cubicle bedding is described. The norms for the cubicle size are adjusted to the size of the cows.

Cubicles for young stock
The section on cubicle housing systems for young stock comprises new cubicle design recommendations and recommendations for the walking alleys between the cubicle rows.

Milking area
The milking area section is divided into descriptions of the following sub areas: holding area, entrance part, milking stall, exit part, return alleys, hoof bathing and separation area.

Ventilation
The most recent norms and experiences of natural ventilation are described. Among others this section includes new norms for the ventilation dimensioning, which depends on the age and production level of cattle. Moreover, information about the standard testing of wind-breaking coverings is provided in this section.

Drinking water supply and allocation
Among others the drinking place design dimensions for cattle that weighs between 100 - 700 kg are stated in this section.

Cubicles for dairy cows
Shelter for cattle
Drinking water supply and allocation


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Authors
The following institution have cooperated in publishing "Housing Design for Cattle - Danish Recommendations":
Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Foulum
Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Centre Bygholm
The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University
Danish Veterinary Association
Association for Agricultural Construction Advisers
Danish Cattle Advisers' Association
Danish Dairy Board
The Danish Agricultural Advisory Centre



Purchase "Housing Design for Cattle - Danish Recommendations"
"Housing Design for Cattle - Danish Recommendations" costs DKK 250.00 ( 35 € ) excl. tax and postage & packing. You can order a copy at the Net shop or the Danish Agricultural Advisory Centre, the National Department of Farm Buildings and Machinery, phone number 8740 5000, e-mail lbm@lr.dk.

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Read "Housing Design for Cattle - Danish Recommendations"
It is also possible for you to read the whole report on the Internet. Click on a subject of interest in the table of contents and you will go directly to the relevant chapter. Please note that the file is "locked", which means that you can neither print it from the Internet nor cut in or copy from it.

Read the report (PDF-format, 1,030 KB)

The file is provided in PDF-format. You need to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader program to be able to read this format.



Additional information
Senior Adviser Jan B. Rasmussen
The Danish Agricultural Advisory Centre,
the National Department of FarmBuildingsand Machinery
Phone 8740 5572

Adviser Inger Dalgaard
The Danish Agricultural Advisory Centre,
the National Department of FarmBuildingsand Machinery
Phone 8740 5571

Head of Section Ole Kristensen
The Danish Agricultural Advisory Centre,
Danish Cattle
Phone 8740 5311



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Sidst bekræftet: 03-01-2005 Oprettet: 03-01-2003 Revideret: 06-01-2003

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Anlæg & Miljø
Jan B. Rasmussen

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