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A stand-off pad is a drained area where you can keep your livestock for extended periods when pastures aren't suitable. The pad isn't generally for feeding, but rather a place for animals to lie down. This page explains the benefits and factors to consider before investing in a stand-off pad.
A stand-off pad is a purpose built, drained loafing area where stock can be held for long periods when it is not suitable to have them on pasture.
In most cases, stand-off pads are not a place to feed animals but a large area for stock to lie down. It may however be next to a feeding area.
A stand-off pad may add value to your farm system if you have problems with the following: