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Winter Facilities

How much slurry storage is needed for a cow?

0.33 cubic metres required per week per cow where no rainfall is included.

How much silage does a cow need over winter?

A cow will need 10kg silage dry matter per day, which is equivalent to about 50 kg fresh weight 3 month winter – 0.9t DM (4.5t fresh wt) 4 month winter – 1.2t DM (6t) 5 month winter – 1.5t DM (7.5t)

What are dimensions of a cubicle?

Cubicle width is 1.2m and depth is 2.3-2.6 metres.