Renovation of calf pens in Sout Africa - Practical Experience
Renovation of calf pens in Sout Africa - Practical Experience

Renovation of elevated calf pens in South Africa

In South Africa small calves are often kept in elevated calf pens with a grid floor with no litter. An example shows how the comfort of these pens can easily be improved.

The floors of these pens consist mostly of plastic, simple metal grids or of wood and are often:
  • too slippery
  • sharp-edged → risk of injury
  • too cold for the calves

KRAIBURG CaBoMat hole mat made of rubber for calf pens

A good way to solve this problem: KRAIBURG CaBoMat
  • animal-friendly flooring for elevated calf pens
  • improves slip-resistance and reduces risk of injury
  • heat insulating

Before renovation

calf pen with metal grid before renovation injured calf claw on metal grid

floor covered with metal grid

After renovation

calf pen after renovation with KRAIBURG CaBoMat rubber mat

floor covered with CaBoMat

The mat is laid onto the grates with no fixation:

simply lay KRAIBURG CaBoMat hole mat on metal grid in calf pen

KRAIBURG CaBoMat hole mat made of rubber on metal grid in calf pen KRAIBURG CaBoMat hole mat made of rubber on metal grid in calf pen - zoom

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