Hillhead Farm – Dairy Facilities
BHC Ltd. were pleased to be involved with the expansion of the dairy facilities at Hillhead Farm.
The new building is 280ft x 100ft with a 2ft canopy at both sides with a roof pitch of 12.5 degrees.
BHC were also responsible for building a 290ft x 100ft x 12ft slurry tank with an internal capacity of approximately 2, 100, 267 gallons.
BHC also supplied the internal fit out for the dairy farm including: 256 cubicle spaces complete with posts, headrails and fixing clamps; 10 fast empty drinkers; 2 runs of 280ft single-feed rail barriers; and 4 folding gates.
The dairy herd is thriving in the new sand-bedded cubicle building, featuring climate-controlled curtains, fibre cement spaced roof, open central ridge, simple centre feed passage and slatted passages over a full-width slurry tank.