Cows feeding in barn

Proper housing is essential for the well-being, health, and productivity of livestock, as well as for the efficient management of farm operations. The type of housing and its design can vary depending on the species of livestock, climate, and specific management goals.

See these Farm Health Online pages for in-depth information on housing livestock:

Housing Cattle

Sheep Housing & Handling Facilities

Pig Housing

Poultry Housing

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