Project ID

2004-DSP01

Abstract

A low-cost, versatile bedded hoop barn for feeding cattle may help alleviate runoff and other environmental problems associated with open beef cattle feedlots while maintaining animal performance.

Key Question

Are hoop barns an option for raising beef cattle?

Findings

A barn was constructed and cattle performance in this environment is being monitored.

Principal Investigator(s)

Mark S. Honeyman

Year of Grant Completion

2006

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