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Barn Maintenance

Barn Maintenance

This section describes typical facility maintenance recommendations for all types of animal housing. Some recommendations may not be applicable for your facility. 

Barn Winterization

Many facilities, especially those that are hybrid ventilated throughout the year, will need to be adjusted when the weather turns cold outside. The following article discusses the common items producers should check and evaluate before winter hits. Click the photo below to see the article.