In The Barn: Take a Peek Inside a Dairy Cow Barn | U.S. Dairy

In The Barn: Take a Peek Inside a Dairy Cow Barn

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  • November 18, 2016

It’s possible you’ve seen an image of a little red barn -- maybe in a storybook -- where dairy cows lived.

Once upon a time, this was a common scene for dairy farms across our country. But like any other industry, dairy evolved and changed with the times thanks to technological advances in housing and cow comfort. As a result, today’s dairy barns can look much different than they did a long, long time ago.

A dairy barn can come in different shapes and sizes, but they all have a common goal of providing the cows with a comfortable place to sleep and eat, while protecting them from bad weather.

Take a look at what a modern dairy barn looks like!