• Dairy Waste Management Systems in Missouri 

    Pfost, Donald L.; Fulhage, Charles Duane (University of Missouri Extension, 2004-04)
    Missouri dairy manure management can be classified into three systems — solid, slurry or lagoon — depending on the collection, transportation and distribution of manure on the fields. These systems are dependent on the ...
  • Flush Gutters for Dairies 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-10)
    Many factors influence the design and layout of flush gutters for dairies. Flushed areas must be sized to perform the desired function of the area. Flushed freestall alleys are typically 7 to 10 feet wide to accommodate ...
  • Flushing Systems for Dairies 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-07)
    Flushing dairy facilities, such as milking parlors, holding areas and free stall alleys, can replace mechanical scraping or scraping with a tractor and blade. For optimum performance, flushed surfaces are usually sloped ...
  • Mechanical Solid/Liquid Separation for Dairy Waste 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-11)
    Manure slurry is separated into high-solid and high-liquid fractions for a number of reasons. These include production of value-added products, such as bedding or feed and improving the handling, processing and storage ...
  • Siphon Tanks for Dairy Flushing 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-12)
    Several types of flush tanks are commonly used for flushing dairies in Missouri. This publication will discuss siphon tanks and their application to flushing in a dairy operation.
  • Sizing Dairy Soil/Plant Filters With Conservative Management 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1994-05)
    The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) requires a permit or letter of approval for constructing and/or operating dairy enterprises above a certain size. Present regulations are primarily concerned with ...
  • Spreading Dairy Waste With Lab Analysis and With Soil Tests 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1995-07)
    A primary need and concern for most confinement livestock producers is managing manure so that groundwater and surface water are protected and regulatory requirements are fulfilled. This objective is usually accomplished ...
  • Tip Tank for Flushing Dairy Free-Stall Alleys 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-10)
    A 500-gallon cylindrical tip tank is capable of flushing dairy free-stall alleys up to 10 feet wide and 40 feet long. Wider areas may be flushed, but they may need two or more tanks discharged simultaneously. Longer alleys ...
  • Tip Tanks for Dairy Flushing 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-10)
    Several types of flush tanks are commonly used for flushing dairies in Missouri. This publication deals with tip tanks dedicated to flushing a single gutter. Such tanks are in contrast to the pipeline/valve systems, in ...
  • Vegetative Filters for Dairy Waste 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1994-12)
    A vegetative filter is a grassy area that receives rainfall runoff from an open livestock feedlot. The vegetative filter separates nutrients from the lot runoff and provides an infiltration area for the runoff water so ...
  • Vertical Dams and Trapdoor Tanks for Dairy Flushing 

    Fulhage, Charles Duane; Pfost, Donald L. (University of Missouri Extension, 1994-04)
    Several types of water release devices are used for flushing dairies. These include tower/pipeline valve systems, tip tanks, siphon tanks and vertical dams and trapdoor tanks. This publication will discuss the use of ...