Cattle Feeding in Monoslope and Gable Roof Buildings
This booklet is now available from the ISU Extension Store:
Cattle Feeding in Monoslope and Gable Roof Buildings discusses large beef feeding barns as an alternative to outside cattle feedlots.
This publication presents unbiased comparisons between monoslope vs. gable roof buildings, and bedded vs. concrete slats are discussed. Typical cattle feeding layouts are included, along with information on ventilation, wind and snow control, manure handling, water, feeding options and feeding rations, and an economic and Investment analysis.
Cattle Feeding in Monoslope and Gable Roof Buildings can be used as an educational tool for extension educators, a classroom resource for beef production classes, or as a reference for producers interested in learning more before making decisions.
See AED-50 for details on the fabric covered hoop barns.
16 pp, 8 1/2 x 11, illus., tables, selfcover, 2013Return to Beef OperationsDownload Version