renovating walking areas with rubber mats - Practical Experience
renovating walking areas with rubber mats - Practical Experience

Renovation of walking areas with rubber mats

Requirements on walking areas:

from the animals point of view:
  • dry and clean floor

  • grip and slip resistance

  • even walking area (without sharp edges / ridges)

from an economic point of view:
  • easy to clean

  • acid-resistant

  • long durability

Walking areas can fulfil these requirements again by means of the renovation with rubber mats.

In the following reports farmers tell something about their positive experiences after the renovation of the walking areas with rubber mats:

Beat Horber, Hugelshofen, CH

Profile:
  • 40 dairy cows
  • paved / concrete walkways with KURA P

Beat Horber renovated the walking alleys in his dairy cow cubicle house with KRAIBURG rubber mats und is very satisfied

KURA P walking alley mat made of rubber

"I had so many problems before, because the floor was too rough. We always had severe claw problems and had to work with plastic blocks.

Since we’ve had the mats, the cows can walk again. I don’t know what I would have done if I hadn’t heard about the mats. That investment was definitely worthwhile."

Böse operation, Bassum / Bramstedt, DE

Profile:
  • 100 dairy cows
  • paved / concrete walkways with KURA P

KURA P walking alley mat made of rubber

"Things have changed completely, escpecially regarding the cows´ willingness to walk. This is comfort! And comfort is an important prerequisite for a cow to feel good and be productive.

Sometimes it really scares me when the cows run so fast in the cubicle house, but nothing happens. The cows mount much better now, and heat detection has definitely improved."

KURA P walking area mat made of rubberKURA P:

for paved / concrete floors with scraper

Sven Jansson, Skara, SE

Profile:
  • 340 dairy cows
  • slatted floor with KURA / pediKURA® S system

KURA S slatted floor covering made of rubber

"Since we installed KURA S the cows are active the whole year. We don´t have any problem with silent heat, injured or broken legs.

Another positive effect is, that we reduced lameness. Our experience is only positive in all aspects. Everybody should have rubber in the cubicle house!"

KRAIBURG pediKURA S slatted floor covering made of rubber with integrated claw abrasionKURA / pediKURA® S  system:

for slatted floors, with selective abrasion zones

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