As a livestock farmer, it’s essential to keep your workers and animals safe, healthy and well-cared-for to reduce stress and ensure a quality animal product. One way to improve these conditions is by investing in a Spanlift yard cover. In this blog post, we will discuss the top three benefits of building a Spanlift yard cover for your sheep or cattle.
1. Protection from the elements
Sheep are vulnerable to harsh weather conditions, such as storms and extreme heat. A sheep yard cover can provide protection from these elements, ensuring that your sheep have a comfortable and safe place to rest and graze. This can help to keep them healthy and reduce the risk of harm to workers and animals in harsh weather conditions.
2. Increased productivity
A comfortable and safe environment is essential for the productivity of your animals. A covered yard can provide such an environment, which can lead to increased growth and overall production rates. Additionally, a covered yard can help to reduce the amount of time and resources that you need to spend on caring for your animals, allowing you to focus on other tasks and responsibilities.
3. Water collection
Building a Spanlift yard cover gives plenty of surface area to collect water for use on your property. Installation of high-capacity gutters can allow a substantial amount of water to be collected (depending on your location) which could save you money or allow for water collection in areas of your property that you previously couldn’t.
Spanlift yard covers are built with hot-dip galvanised steel to provide superior rust and corrosion resistance – ensuring that your build will stand the test of time. We believe in the quality of our sheds, that’s why all Spanlift buildings come with a 50 year structural warranty to give you extra assurance in your investment.
In conclusion, the prior mentioned benefits of building a Spanlift yard cover should give you some idea as to why yard covers wise investment for any livestock farmer. Yard covers can they provide protection from the elements, increase the productivity and collect extra water for use on your property. With a yard cover, you can ensure that your sheep are healthy and well-cared-for.