Concrete floor systems
Clear roofed shelter over concrete floor
A 100% concrete floor is another option to build a Redpath Dairy shelter overhead. Typically the concrete pad floors are used as only short term holding for feedpad use and standing off for a few hours per day.
Covering your concrete pad will substantially reduce the amount of water run-off from the pad caused by rainfall. This reduces the filling loads placed on your existing effluent ponds. For some farms this can often be the deciding factor when considering a shelter for your pad.
Redpath will supply and construct over existing or new concrete pads and are happy to quote for your individual application, call us with the dimensions and trough spacings so we can submit an estimate. Often it is best to place pole lines within the troughs themselves - which keeps the structure clear of the pad for easy scraping / cleaning.
The redpath 12.2m widespan design is a popular choice for this application
The clear vinyle roof offers plenty of natural sunshine to enter the shelter creating a drying environement to keep floor condition managable and comfortable for stock.
Building a covered barn:
Alternatively - if you would like a plan drawing of a typical conrete pad and trough layout sent to you - please use the enquiry form below or contact us on Free pH 0508 733 728