Housing system for milk production

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When building a new dairy cattle housing system, an important prerequisite is how many animals you can include in your production while at the same time taking the welfare of the animals into account. As the first company globally, we have developed a dairy cattle housing system with a technology, which reduces ammonia emissions with up to 75 %.

With an environmental technology, which also takes care of animal welfare, we offer you the housing system of the future for your dairy cattle.

  

With the dairy cattle housing system you get:

  • Up to 50% more animals in your production compared to traditional housing systems
  • An optimized housing climate both during summer and winter with Smartfarm®
  • Reduced stress for the animals and the immediate environment in the stable as ammonia and odor compounds are collected through our patented air cleaning system
  • Improved logistics in the everyday work routines
  • Improved animal welfare

All of the above combined ensures that you will benefit from your housing system in many years to come. From a total economic perspective it is a future oriented housing concept.

  

Animal welfare in the housing system

With the new dairy cattle housing system the focus is on animal welfare. The housing system meets future Danish legal requirements when it comes to the amount of space for each individual animal and good laying comfort has a high priority to ensure animal welfare, for example when using sand in the cubicles. The air exchange system removes ammonia emissions from the barn, so that hoof and udder health is optimized.

Slatted floor together with the use of sand ensures improved slip resistance for the cows and damages to legs and hoofs are thereby avoided.

Good logistics is important both to you and the cows. When you are building a new housing system it is important to consider the daily logistics and include this in the final solution, since you will have to live with the chosen housing design for many years to come. Our housing systems are well prepared for future expansions, also when it comes to logistics.

 

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Air cleaning in the dairy cattle housing system

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With Agrifarm’s patented air exchange technology you have the opportunity to increase your production while at the same time improving environment, animal welfare and your earnings.

With the development of the air exchange technology called Environment Defender we received the EU Environmental Award on March 23rd 2012. Furthermore the technology was launched as a three star novelty at the agricultural fair Agromek in 2009, where we also received the Agromek Award for our technology.

 

New cutting - edge environmenta technology

 

We have developed and patented a completely new and cutting – edge environmental technology, Environment Defender, and in this system a controlled air stream is flowing above the manure across the slurry channels, thereby capturing ammonia emissions, odor gasses such as CO2, methane and laughing gas/nitrous oxide. The result is that there is less strain on the animals and the immediate environment compared to traditional housing systems.

 

With Environment Defender up to 75% of the ammonia and 50% of the odor compounds are collected. This means that the air quality in the barn is markedly better than in traditional housing systems, and this is achieved without otherwise interfering with the natural ventilation in the housing system.  

 

With the system you get: 

  • Reduced emissions of both ammonia and odor compounds
  • Reduced negative impact of the animals and the immediate environment
  • A good housing climate all year round
  • Improved udder and hoof health
  • Improved animal welfare

This is how it works

With the air exchange system a controlled air stream is flowing above the manure across the slurry channels. The air stream captures the majority of the gaseous ammonia and odor compounds, which would otherwise have evaporated into the immediate environment and thereafter into the outside environment. The system can be retrofitted to any air cleaning system. The technology is suitable if you want to deliver your slurry to a biogas plant.