Butlerview Farms

Kankakee County | Chebanse, IL

Custom Features

Post frame dairy barn with controlled environment and large pens for cattle comfort

County: Kankakee
Building Type: Livestock
Building Use: Post frame dairy barn
Building Size: 60' x 216' x 10'; 52' x 106' x 10' post frame building
Building Color: Regal White
Roof Color: Regal White
Designer Wall Color: Autumn Red
  • 2011 National Frame Builders Association Building of the Year (Livestock Facility Category)
  • Abundant large fans throughout facility for ventilation
  • Large pens allow the cattle to move around and remain comfortable
  • Steel liner package and insulation create an energy-efficient building
  • Several sliding doors open to fenced-in grass area to allow cattle to roam outside and get some exercise
  • Pens are lined with bedding material to enhance cattle comfort with the cows laying down or standing upright
  • Eyebrow mansard and gabled porch for aesthetics
  • Color-matched cupolas for ventilation and aesthetics
  • Large, crossbuck sliding end doors with large windows for natural lighting

Standard FBi Buildings Features

  • Engineered concrete footings
  • #1 SYP laminated columns
  • Pre-engineered MSR wood trusses
  • SPF #2 (or better) framing lumber
  • Pre-drilled purlins
  • Engineered header systems
  • Galvalume steel siding and roofing
  • Kynar 500® paint system
  • Stainless steel cap powder-coated screws
  • FBi Certified construction crews
  • Dedicated FBi service crews