Keeping animals outside is often what’s best for them. Whether you are a farmer, pet owner or animal charity worker, you know that it is important for our pets and livestock to get plenty of fresh air and be in their natural surroundings.
However, it is also essential that they have protection from the elements and other risks. We recommend placing metal or galvanised steel roofing sheets on their enclosure in order to have a safe and secure roof when they need it.
Keep Animals Dry
Farms often keep open barns on their land for animals to shelter under when they feel like it. Horses, cows and sheep aren’t much fonder of the rain than we are, they usually leave it to the ducks! Having metal roof sheets can assist them in staying dry in the rain. In particular, anti-condensation roofing sheets are particularly useful for these structures to keep moisture building up from the inside and keeping your livestock comfortable when they are under it.
Keep Animals Cool
Not only are metal roof sheets used to keep animals warm and dry, they are excellent for keeping them cool as well. Livestock animals and pets don’t have the option to put on a T-shirt and shorts on a hot summer day, they are constantly wearing a fur coat! Yet if you provide them with metal roof sheets, they can cool down under the shade it provides.
Keep Animals Safe
Finally, metal roofing sheets are an excellent safeguard. Some animals need an enclosure to protect them when you are not there. Chickens, for example, commonly fall victim to foxes and large birds of prey. Metal roof sheets stop these other animals from getting to them at night or when you or your workers are not around to monitor them.
Many of us depend on animals for our livelihood or cherish them as pets. This is why we need to offer them the protection that they need but cannot provide for themselves yet still allowing them to live outside where they enjoy being the most. With metal roof sheets, you can do this by keeping them dry, cool and safe.