Betsy Fleury's Blog – January 2012 Archive (1)

Frozen water pipes

It was 2 degrees below zero last night, so of course we were worried about frozen water pipes. But not where you would expect. The barn water pipes never freeze up. We have an 1890's tie stall barn but the water never freezes up in there. During the winter it is usually 40-45 degrees in the barn and the air moisture level stays acceptable since we have put in good ventilation. So we are fairly comfortable doing winter chores in our barn. And the cows are very comfortable, too. Of course, if it… Continue

Added by Betsy Fleury on January 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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