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Construction of shed for dairy farm

 Q: Likely plan for construction of shed for a cow dairy of herd size 24 (initially) and extensible to 100.

Details needed :

a. Suggested material for roof top keeping temp, cleaning, longevity in mind.

b. Cubicle: Metal, size, make, nos.

c. Feed and water ducts' dimensions, slope

d. Empty space to Built-up area ratio & rationale

e. Estimated price (per sq.ft) for state-of-the art cow shed excluding any kind of automation system & machinery


Looking forward to seeing a response. 

Thanks in advance,                                            Vinayak 

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Re: Construction of shed for dairy farm

You may use cement asbestos sheet for covering roof fo animal shed as it takes time to become hot as compaired to tin sheet in summer season.
For other refernces ,you may go through following attachment.


[Above information is based on recommendations from National Agriculture Research System. The Effectiveness of the recommendations varies from place to place with changes in natural resource and climate. Farmers are advised to use the information on their own responsibility. KVK Baramati shall not be responsible for any consequences.]
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