Penn State Housing Plans for Milking and Special-Needs Cows (NRAES 200 - FRONT MATTER ONLY)
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The idea plans assembled in this book were developed to provide educational information on various aspects of freestall housing, special-needs housing, and building- component details. They are intended to be used in conjunction with a design team including experts familiar with dairy facilities, building construction, animal health and care, financial matters, environmental concerns, and farm operations. The needs of the ultimate full-time occupant of the facility—the cow—must always be kept in mind. DUE TO OUSTANDING COPYRIGHT ISSUES OR CLEARLY IDENTIFIED OUT-OF-DATE PRACTICES (E.G. SAFETY CONCERNS), ONLY THE FRONT MATTER (E.G. COVER, ToC, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ETC) ARE PROVIDED HERE AT THIS TIME. Print copies of this item can be found at libraries listed here: www.worldcat.org/oclc/876559043
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This 100 page publication (NRAES-200) was originally published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES, previously known as the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES)
Cattle Housing; Dairy Farming; Design and Construction
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Graves, R. E. (2006). Penn State Housing Plans for Milking and Special-Needs Cows. Ithaca, N.Y.: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, Cooperative Extension.