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Shelter Sheds Details

We do all the construction of the loafing sheds at your location. We have designed our sheds to the livestock industries recommended standard depth of 12 feet. This provides enough space to get back into the shed and away from the weather. The portable loafing sheds are built in four sizes: (12 x 12), (12 x 24), (12 x 36) & (12 x 48). However, we do offer one custom size, a 10 x 20 which is the same price as a 12 x 24.  The standard height of the roof is 8 feet at the peak with a sloping roof down to a 7 feet back wall. The 2 feet overhang option off the front, drops down about a foot from the peak.  The sheds are made from 2” square steel tubing welded together to create the frame. The frame is covered with 29 gauge corrugated metal siding. All loafing sheds come with 23/32 OSB wood that is 4 feet high around the inside of the loafing shed. Full OSB lining is an option (Call for lining pricing). All sheds come with angle iron covering the top and front edges of the OSB comes standard. This protects the edges of the OSB from livestock chewing on them and also offers protection from the weather. The portable loafing sheds are strongly anchored to the ground with engineered stakes. Installation of the shed does not include ground leveling. However, the sheds do not require the ground to be perfectly level. 

The metal siding colors to choose from are listed on the Color Chart page. The common options we offer to customize sheds are listed below.

Customizing options:

  • A two feet overhang off the front can be added for extra protection & style. This is the most common option added. The overhang assists in blocking the rain, snow and sun from getting into the front of the shed. People also like the eye appeal that the overhang adds to the loafing shed.
  • Dividing walls (full height or half height walls) can be added to divide the loafing shed to create individual stalls or to divide the shed to create separate hay/equipment storage. The dividing walls are installed from the existing upright posts. These posts are installed every 12’. 
  • A partial enclosing front wall can be added for protection from weather in all directions. The prices reflect up to a 12 feet wall but front walls can be any length. The front wall comes standard with 23/32 OSB wood that is 4 feet high on the interior wall like the rest of the loafing shed.
  • The roof height can be raised 1 foot to create 9 feet at the peak sloping back to an 8 feet back wall. This is a very common option used for taller horses, hay, and tractor storage. The roof is supported with horizontal rafters. The rafters are positioned every 12 feet, angling from the front of the shed to the back wall. The lowest point of the rafter is 6’4”. By raising the roof one foot, you create a low point of 7’4”. Also keep in mind, the overhang drops down about a foot from the peak.
  • Add in a tack room of 8 or 12 feet wide by 12 feet deep. The tack room is built inside of the shed size chosen. They do not add length to the shed. The 8 feet tack room is only available on the 12 x 24 shed.

Steps to ordering Shelter Sheds: 

Click on the “Pricing/Estimate” tab to fill out the form and get an instant estimate. An official quote with an estimated completion date will then be emailed to you. You will be placed on the schedule once the deposit has been received.