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Redpath Goat shelters

Used throughout the country, the goat shelter normally would have a soft floor (sawdust or post-peelings) base, and Redpath pay special attention to protecting the steel poles from corrosion by using a rubber sleeve over them at ground litter contact points. The roof cladding is usually Durashade or Canvacon heavy duty shaded material.  Roll up blinds are optional on one or both sides of the building.  The Redpath goat-shelters are made up of an all bolted RHS box section tube design, making them straight-forward to assemble by the owner or Redpaths contractor and also make them very strong in high wind sites.

Goat houses are most popular using the 9.6m arch span in either single or multiple connected spans, although Redpath offer an 8m or 10.65m series also. Ventilation of the shelter is either by natural side or roof vent systems + air forced fan ventilation is an option also

 Basic Specifications:

  • Span / bay Widths: 8m, 9.6m & 10.65m metres
  • Post spacing lengthways: 3 metres between posts (excluding hi-tunnel design)
  • Height to gutter options: 2.5m, 3m, 3.5m, 4m, or 4.5 metres
  • Apex height: Up to 7 metres
  • Roof Ventilation Design: Available in single ridge or double ridge system on truss designs 9.6m & 10.65m
  • Dutch high quality Ridder on truss houses
  • flashings & end weather flashings: Yes included
  • Sidewall ventilation: Roll up sides using self-locking Eziwinder winch system on one or both sides
  • Roof cladding: Singleskin Durashade, (10 Year clear Durashelter also available). Clear Duratough 215 4 Year film also available.
  • Wall cladding: Reinforced Polyweave film, or shadecloth side
  • Frame Guard Tape: Fitted to all roof members that touch the plastic
  • Gutter design: Walkthrough steel Vee gutter gives easy & safe access to roofline.
  • Doors: Sliding door with aluminium frame - supplied as required
  • Footings: Typically 1.25 metre deep x 0.450 diameter (soil type dependent) 
  • Wind load: 145kph, greater if required
  • Snow load: Yes, snowload compliant up to 50kg m2
  • Installation: Yes nationwide including building permit application/processing.  Kitset only also an option.
  • Warranty: Yes, Redpath 3 Year manufacturer's warranty


  • Shade or Thermal screens
  • Environmental controller
  • Insect / bird screening of ventilation systems 
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