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14 November 2018

Keeping cattle on an outdoor pad can improve animal health and welfare, reduce damage to pasture and reduce costs. However, any effluent draining from a pad represents a high risk of diffuse water pollution. This document help farmers understand the potential risks and the guidelines that should be followed

2 November 2018

Over-wintering cattle outside on a well-designed and managed woodchip pad offers many benefits. However, it is important that pads are properlydesigned, constructed and managed for the benefits to be realised. This report gives guidelines on designing and managing woodchip pads