Woodchip Pads Factsheet

Published 8 March 12

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Out-wintering pads (OWPs) offer a sustainable alternative to out-wintering livestock on grassland and a reduced cost alternative to conventional housing according to a three year project part funded by DairyCo and EBLEX under the LINK Research Programme.

This factsheet gives you points to consider in respect to siting, construction and drainage of the pad.

Eblex have produced a booklet within their Better Returns Plus+ programme whihc gives more information on all aspects of woodchip pads - downloadable from the DairyCo website via BRP+ woodchip pads.