A variable sidewallAn example of a variable sidewall
The basic requirements of the livestock building roof are simple. It must keep out the rain, provide shade and it must breathe. However, the design requirements of walls are more complex. In older buildings the walls support the roof; in modern, steel-framed buildings there is no such requirement. Jamie Robertson, research fellow at the University of Aberdeen and consultant at Livestock Management Systems, explains how to design shed side walls that are fit for purpose. See also: Building for better herd […]