Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 7, Number 8
August 2007

Composting Bedded Pack Barn Housing

A composting bedded pack dairy barn may be a reasonable, economically feasible alternative type of dairy housing facility for Missouri dairy producers wanting to upgrade or modernize their milking herd facilities. There are some Missouri dairy producers that have adopted this system or are currently constructing new facilities. Use the links and pictures below to learn more about this dairy housing concept.

Charles Voelker Pioneers Compost Dairy Housing Barn (CA Summer Edition 2007)

Compost Dairy Barns (University of Minnesota)

Additional Pictures of Charles Voelker's Composting Bedded Pack Barn












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