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KOOL COW SHADES

Specs

  • 32' x 32' square self standing cattle shade

  • 3 ton base for maximum stability

  • Heavy 8" square tube main support

  • Heavy 3" x 3" main frame

  • Heavy weight shade fabric for maximum heat reduction

  • Ratchet strap fabric tighteners

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Research

  • University of Kentucky Animal Research  Center determined that beef cows gained an  additional 1.25 lbs per day and calves gained an additional 0.41 lbs per day with the use of portable shades during spring and summer

  • University of Missouri Research found shade increased the overall pregnancy rate of breeding cows by 40%

  • University Kentucky Animal Research Center determined steers in a feedlot gained on average of 0.89 lbs per day more when shade was provided

  • University of Arkansas found that providing artificial shade resulted in an additional daily gain of more than 20% compared to cattle with no shade

  • University of Florida study determined that dairy cows provided with shade produced 10-19% more milk than dairy cows without shade

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HOW TO BUILD A KOOL COW SHADE

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