Using Infrared to help maintain a healthy environment for the new calves will raise temp of calf and reduce the need for those additional feedings to maintain adequate daily gain. Click Image for Reasons why Infrared is good business for your calves.
Whether you are raising calves the old fashion way, on hay, in barn stalls, in new calf hutches. The use of infrared heat is always an option. In your calf barn, hang infrared heat panels above the stalls.
With our different sizes and wattages, we can heat any size building.
It doesn't matter how high your ceiling framing is, they can be dropped down to the optimum height for your environment.
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Calves in pens with metal grates underneath can also benefit from Hanging Infrared Heat Panels above their pens. Whether straw, shavings or grates under calf, the infrared will warm their body mass. Infrared is body penetrating heat.
Here is a sample of a calf barn with 4x8 pens and how panels would be placed for optimum comfort. We are using 550 watt panels, 20" x 41" in this example, cost is $465 each.
This is a sample of a Calving Barn and how panels may be placed in it.
Here we used 750 watt panels.
4 ft x 2 ft. suspended at 8 ft or mounted at 10 ft.
Have separate switches for each pen.
Use only if occupied. The cost for panels are $680 each.
We have several Infrared panel sizes to meet your every need. They range in wattages from 150 watts up to 1100 watts. As well as several voltages; 120v, 208v, 240v, 277v. Standard options are 120v & 240, others are custom orders. Cords are 5 ft with plug ends, longer cords or conduit cords with whips can be special ordered.
Wash Down Panels
We also have just designed wash down panels for other areas, such as parlor, milk room, cheese plant, creamery, or any where you prefer a water tight panel.