Because our beef cattle herd has outgrown our old barn, we have the last months looked for alternative barn concepts. We’ve made two study tours to Germany/Austria as well as the Netherlands to see barns with composting bedding, as there are very few to see in Norway.
We have also been searching for partners in colleges/universities/research institutes, in order to find information about knowledge and updates about what is the most resent research in this field.
To get an economically sound useage also in the summertime, when the cattle are permanently outside in the pasture, we have developed a concept for an innovative barn building.
At the moment we are occupied with the building of the barn, as will be documented here: