Proper ventilation in the parlor area is important to cow comfort and milk quality, as well as preventing premature deterioration of building materials and equipment.
Schaefer equipment provides temperature, humidity, and odor control within a comfortable range for both the operator and the cows.
Exhaust fans can directed air from the front toward the holding pens. Panel fans and basket fans are also options for parlor cooling.
For adequate ventilation, Schaefer products best suited are:
Schaefer 36” and 42” Basket Fans
The very high airflow with narrow airflow pattern delivers high volumes of fast moving air to cool cows and other animals. Excellent option when headroom is limited. Fans should be places every 15 feet (4.5m) over rows of cows.
Schaefer 52” and 54” Panel Fans
Steel panel fans combine low cost, high airflow and high air speed for very high ROI livestock cooling. Polymer panel fans offer the additional benefit of corrosion resistance. Fans should be places every 30 feet (9m) over rows of cows.
Schaefer’s 36", 48" and 52" Fiberglass Exhaust Fans
Available in 5-wing models for lower noise levels.
Designed for high airflow and high efficiency and for ease of maintenance, with easy belt replacement and optional Remote Lubricating System. Suitable for buildings with up to 12” (30cm) wall thickness. Place at the front of parlor, blowing inward to pressurize parlor.