450 Cow Dairy Unit

Dairy Unit - 450 Cows

Dairy Unit for 450 Cows

New Build

This new development on Baltier Farm in Wigtownshire, Scotland, consisted of accommodation for a 458 dairy heard complete with a 50 Bail Rotary milking parlour. The development also included 2 underground concrete slurry storage tanks with slurry storage, extensive slatted flooring area and integrated cubicle beds.


Spanwright products were extensively selected across the entire project, and our engineers provided an efficient designed solution with our concrete precast solutions to meet the vast requirements of the project in line with our client’s needs.

On this development – which is one of the largest dairy unit developments of its kind in Scotland, the following products were utilised:

  1. Cattle Slats 3485m2 of 16’6”, 14’ 6” & 10’ Heavy Duty
  2. Manhole Slats 125m2 of MH Slats with Galvanised lids
  3. Support Beams 171 No. 300mm x 300m at 4m spans
  4. Support Pillars 162 No. 400mm x 400mm at 4m high
  5. Cubicle Beds 139 No. Doubles and 180 No. Singles
  6. Feeding Troughs 89 No. One Sided Shaped Feeding Troughs
  7. Slurry Channel 20m of Slurry Channel and Scraper Slat Covers
  8. Wall Panels 150mm Pre-Cast Stock Walling


SpanWright’s experience in managing large scale agricultural projects was of paramount importance in developing an appropriate design solution for this project.

Our dedication to detailed project planning, the experience of our staff and our commitment to the delivery of effective project solutions for clients, is strengthening our position as the precast solutions partner of choice within each of the sectors we service.