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Typical Problems

Dirty barns

There are dirty barns, and then there are trashy barns. Either one is a problem. Both are hazardous to animals and humans. Manure is slippery, and trash can cause injury as well as attract unwanted rodents.

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Mud and drainage

Unless your farm is paved over, you’re going to experience mud. How MUCH mud and how disabling it is to you and your animals depends on leveling, drainage, swails, choice of surfaces, and more. Here are some pictures that will make you shudder- until you see the solution!

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Gate Systems: the good, the bad and the downright dumb!

I’ve spent a lot of time using and evaluating gate systems – here are some of my favorites. You’ll shake your head at some, probably relate to others, and then some will simply make you laugh. Please send your good and bad gate photos and we’ll include them in the slideshow!

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