When ventilation is not enough, cooling is also an option
If ventilation alone is not sufficient, the solution may be a cooling system: cattle are simultaneously sprinkled with water and cooled with a fan to stimulate evapotranspiration and reduce their body temperature. The most effective system is sprinkling with water in one minute cycles at 5 minute intervals.
Our engineers recommend installation in the waiting area, wetting the cattle from above, at the exit from the milking parlour, where cows have built up considerable heat, and in the feeding area, where the sprinkling system is installed above the self-catches. The sprinkler nozzles are placed 2.1 metres apart; the drops must be large in diameter, with no misting.