Gypsum Dairy Bedding & Barn Dry

Dairy farmer adding Gypsum to soil

For Clean Comfortable Cows

Damp bedding materials provide ideal growing conditions for bacteria. Gypsum is a mineral containing calcium and sulfate which cannot support bacteria growth decreasing teat end exposure to environmental mastitis pathogens

Gypsum additives are pre-mixed with bedding materials or top dressed. Works great with sawdust or recycled solids and sand.

USA Gypsum Has Dairy Bedding Additives to Meet Your Housing Needs:

Pulverized Gypsum

Pulverized Gypsum

  • Particle size from 1/4″ to dust
  • Replaces hydrated lime on cow beds
  • Variable particle size provides extended life
  • Premix with bedding or top dress as needed

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Grip X1 Animal Bedding AdditiveGripX1 barn dry & Bedding Conditioner

  • More absorbent than lime barn dry
  • Excellent footing on walkways or when cows enter and exit beds
  • Reduce settling in gravity flow gutters and manure storage.
  • Spreads easily and provides bright appearance
  • Gypsum blended with soft hi-cal lime and proprietory additive.
  • Use less!

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Grip X2 Animal Bedding AdditiveGripX2 Organic Barn Dry

  • Provides the advantages of Gripx1 but uses mined gypsum produced without heat or additives as required by USDA & OMRI

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Ultra fine gypsumUltra-Fine Organic Gypsum

  • All the advantages of pulverized gypsum for organic farms
  • Finely ground powder
  • Top dress cow beds

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Gypsum Pellet BeddingGypsum Pellet Bedding

  • Granules from 1/2″-1/4″ are made up of gypsum particles with voids and small pieces of paper which enhance the absorbing power and extend life
  • Add to bed packs or cow beds by premixing or top dressing
  • Works well with “side shooter” bedding placement equipment

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Paper Gypsum & handsPaper + Gypsum for Deep Bed Pack Compost Barns

  • Gypsum residual with the shredded paper aids the composting process
  • Since the 1920’s, professional composters have used gypsum as a compost additive
  • Composting of organic materials leads to loss of nitrogen via ammonia volatilization
  • Gypsum helps to retain nitrogen and aerate the bed pack for better air penetration
  • Helps to balance the carbon to nitrogen ratio of the compost
  • Available in bulk only. Call 717-335-0379 for current pricing

GripX bag

Why use gypsum dairy bedding? Reduce your cost!

  • Superior moisture absorbing capability
  • Replace hydrated lime. Non-caustic doesn’t irritate teat & udder skin
  • Lowers bacteria levels for reduced somatic cell & mastitis incidents
  • Extend bedding life reducing use
  • Adds soluble calcium & sulfate to manure reducing fertilizer cost

Ask you Crop consultant if gypsum will lower your costs

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