Rancher Phillip Hofer converted a salvaged water tank into a portable shelter for newborn calves. He cut one hole in the tank big enough to allow calves to enter and several holes in the floor 5 inches in diameter to allow for waste drainage. He adds fresh straw bedding regularly when in use. Hofer says the hut is “a cozy place for up to seven 100-pound calves.” He uses a tractor-mounted bale carrier to move the hut.
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