Design of Dairy Farm

Are you in the cattle business and you’re eager to know on how to design a dairy farm which is effective and environment friendly? The design of dairy farm is vital for the proper production of meat and milk, so if you want to learn the right ways in designing and building a dairy farm let us give you some perspectives.

If you are in the cattle business, it is highly important to consider the design of dairy farm.

The design should be favorable to the animals as well as to the good production of meat and milk of your dairy farm. Keep in mind that a dairy farm is not all about milk; it can also produce meat as another source of income. So before you build the barn and the parlors make it sure that it can accommodate the needs of your cattle plus the tools and the equipment.

Although designing a dairy farm is rigid task, knowing the basics is still useful so you can build barns and parlors perfectly. The preparation includes planning, gathering the materials and equipment, and the place where you will build the barns and the parlors. After you have prepared all the things you need, we will give you some guides on the design of dairy farm you desired for.

Simple Tips on How to Design a Dairy Farm

Engaging in a cattle business needs a lot of planning and hard work, especially when designing your dairy farm. The dairy farm will be the heart of the daily operation; the milking process, calving process, and other dairy farm-related jobs. So the first thing you will think about is the plan of the barns. Make a lay-out of the plan which includes the purpose, the method you will use for the construction, the materials needed, and the size of the barn. The purpose can be if it will be used as a milking parlor, as a shelter for the calves, or as a slaughter house for meat production. Next is the method you will use; choose if you want it a pole construction, wood frame construction, or concrete blocks construction. Once you have decided of which method is good for your barn then prepare the materials based on the construction method that you have chosen. When considering the size of the barn, make it sure that it is enough to house up the cattle or calves.

On the other hand, designing the milking parlor requires you careful planning to ensure its efficiency, best performance, and the quality of the milk harvest. In other words, the milking parlor is the life of your business and the main source of your dairy products. If you’re not consistent in designing it, you can ask assistance from the experts about it. The systems inside a milking parlor is quite different from the other barns, use the modern designs to make it more effective. Remember that you are building a dairy farm to earn money, so be careful on its design.


  • YADAV said on February 6, 2011
    pls send me details of dairy farm, agriculture farming and the loan/subsidy we get from govt.PMEGP schemes details. for stating new pvt. unaided degree college weather loan can be availed in PMEGP SCHEME.
  • chenthil said on February 6, 2011
    hi, i'm interesting cow farm and hen farm. so please full details with costs to forward me. but farm starting in low budget scheme.
  • Liz said on February 23, 2011
    Hi, Kindly send me the design of a dairy farm. I have already done the fencing of my farm, the remaining part is start the construction which will definitely need a well crafted design. Your assistance will be highly appreciated.
  • Theo Ngaujake said on March 15, 2011
    Dear Sir/Madam, I am an emerging commercial farmer in Namibia. Kindly send a design for a dairy farm of approximately 40 cows. Complete with its milking parlor. Your assistance is highly valued.
  • ajay agarwal said on June 10, 2011
    sir, i want to open a dairy farm. plz tell me whichcattle cows/buffaloes will be profitable. how & where can i use cattles milk. what can be other product of milk. what should be number of cattle if i have a plot of 1375 sq.ft.can i get a suitable design on net any site. my city is barabanki near lucknow u.p.
  • sameer said on June 20, 2011
    sir, i want to start a cow dairy business, i having almost 5 to 6 lac investment. so please guide me, for all about this business..
  • vinod kr said on July 24, 2011
    i want 2 start my own pig farming in u.p near kanpur. how can i get help & from where, please mail me. Thanks for ur support
  • Rakesh Kumar said on August 23, 2011
    Sir, I am going to start a 20 cows unit at Patna. You are requested to suggest/send me different models / structures of animal shelter. regards, rakesh
  • george said on August 21, 2012
    Sir, I would like to start cattle farm in mangalore. Can you guide me with the project details which you have. I am looking to start a farm of 50 to 75 cows. Kindly guide, regards
  • Rahul Sharma said on September 9, 2012
    i want start dairy farming will you plz help me for selection of caws pls. Which breed give us milk 60 to 65 or 30 to 40 ltr per day and breed cost in india
  • shree said on October 13, 2012
    pls send me details of dairy farm for 100 murrah buffaloes, agriculture farming and the loan/subsidy we get from govt.details. for stating new pvt. how much land required for 100 cattles to feed, shed design, water required for 100 cattles, i like to plan solar power to sun the dairy(milking, cutting, mortar running, lights, fencing) full project report to submit bank. what is the estimated security i have to show for bank
  • Joshua said on October 14, 2012
    Hi Sir, I am interested in starting a diary farm. Can you please let me know what are the various costs included and where to procure good goats and cows in India?
  • ayhan turak said on December 9, 2012
    we would like to get information about design or layout of new greenfield dairy plant project in Turkey. best regards, ayhan turak
  • Goitsemang magogwe said on February 21, 2013
    Hi sir. I want to open a dairy business but goats not cows. I'm currently rearing meat goats. So can you help me with a dairy farm for goats including suitable breed that can be highly productive. Moshupa. Botswana. Thank you
  • harsh said on April 12, 2013
    I want to start a dairy farm in ranchi, jharkhand. I don't have money. Need fund to start the buss with proper guidance.
  • misganu said on May 20, 2013
    I want to start a dairy farm in IN ETHIOPIA, I don't enough start up capital so I Need fund to start the buss PLEASE HELP ME!
  • Amos Mwijage said on June 12, 2013
    Sir/Madam, I am planing to start a 20 dairy cows unit at In Tanzania. Can you please send structural design of the barns for economic and effective management. Thank you Sir in advance.
  • v.s.baghel said on September 19, 2013
    i just to start dairy farm with ten buffalo plz. provide me shed construction detail drawings
  • pius osadolor said on November 22, 2013
    please sir kindly send to me a dairy farm design, am about starting a dairy farm next year, it will help to make proper arrangement of every thing in the farm. your best regard pius osadolor
  • rajesh said on January 1, 2014
    sir, I am about to start a cow farm at kozhikode, kerala. pls send me more details about the cost of a small cow farm. regards, rajesh
  • Majed M. Rafeh said on January 18, 2014
    Dear Sir, I have a 15000 SQM in Beirut - Lebanon and I would like to start a dairy farm. where I should start. thanks and regards
  • omar said on February 11, 2014
    Baaloul, west bekaa, lebanon. I need more details about starting of dairy farm project. Please send me all the requirements and feasibility study and design of the farm. Thanks
  • Sakala said on March 8, 2014
    i have a 100 hectare farm near Livingstone, Zambia which I want to make a Dairy Farm. I would like to start with 50 Holsteins. What is your best suggestion on the layout of the farm? I have water available, and I would like to make the cows very productive. Thanking you in advance
  • anuj tiwari said on April 2, 2014
    pls send me details of 20 cows dairy farm, agriculture farming and the loan/subsidy we get from bihar govt. schemes details. for stating new dairy in dis- gopalganj, Bihar
  • Rajamohan said on April 5, 2015
    i have 3/4 acre land with water facilities at tamilnadu(dindigul dt). i would like to start dairy form, please give me a full details
  • sakool gleenphimai said on April 21, 2015
    I plan to setup dairy farm start with 250 pregnant heifer. will get 250 milking cow to 500 milking cow with in 4 years. please suggest me for building set up. in malaysia ( tropic country), Regards, Sakool Gleenphimai
  • Yesu said on July 28, 2015
    pls send me details of dairy farm for 100 buffaloes, how much land required for 100 cattles to feed, shed design, water required for 100 cattles, ,Sir Presently i have 1 acre for construction of Dairy farm ,please send plan for sheds. Water piping, storage ,presently i will purchase green grass out side, in future i will take land on lease basis,so please provide plan and feeding calculation in simple terminology.
  • sanjay pandey said on September 9, 2015
    i want to open a dairy farm ingopalganj dist. i want details about it & invest 10 lakh rupees.
  • mrs mambwe said on October 26, 2015
    Thanx for the Information. Kindly send me a dairy farm design, farmer in Itezhi tezhi, Zambia.


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