On farm development of bedded pack dairy barns in The Netherlands : animal welfare and milk quality

W. Ouweltjes, E.A.A. Smolders

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional


This report describes figures on animal health and welfare on three Dutch commercial dairy farms that house their cows in bedded pack barns. Moreover, some milk quality parameters and culling and replacement figures are reported.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research
PublisherWageningen UR Livestock Research
ISSN (Print)1570-8616


  • dairy farming
  • cow housing
  • loose housing
  • composting
  • composts
  • litter (plant)
  • wood chips
  • animal welfare
  • animal housing design

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