New flooring could end muddy feedlot pens

Rolled compacted concrete is easier to install than regular concrete but provides a rough, hard surface that is durable

PICTURE BUTTE, Alta. — Feedlot operators in southern Alberta are testing new flooring material in cattle pens that shows promise in addressing muddy conditions. Rolled compacted concrete is a blend of traditional concrete ingredients but in different ratios, sometimes including fly ash, and mixed using less water. It can be poured and compacted in pens […] Read more