The natural rubber surface replicates the feel of real pasture, immediately putting the animals at ease and reducing the incidence of lameness and falls.
ZigZag Roll is a heavy-duty and long-lasting matting solution for alleyways. At 22mm thick, its unique zig-zag and straight-line grooves easily absorb animal weight to give optimal grip and comfort, reducing lameness.
Kura is a high-quality German rubber product, very popular due to its extreme durability in alleyway applications.
Premium quality checker plate surface with a soft, yet sturdy studded base. An excellent option when extra grip is required.
If you’re looking for an economical alleyway mat, Double Stud is the answer. Its prominent profile ensures excellent grip, providing surety for your cows.
The reason behind this purchase was plainly evident at each feeding time. “We were having problems with the cows coming up to feed. The big Friesians were jamming up and pushing each other. As a result, we were getting a lot of lameness in the herd.”
Waitaki dairy farmer, Hamish McFarlane, had a continual issue with pugging on the lead on race to his herringbone cow shed. Annual maintenance costs were becoming a burden and Hamish was looking for a better solution.
Kaimanawa Farms is located in Kurow, North Otago. The farm milks 1500 cows twice a day on a 60 bale rotary. They’ve had Numat matting on their yard, entry/exit, and bales for 4 years and have seen a major reduction in lameness.
For Richard van Ras, Numat’s rubber matting was a lifesaver. The matting reduced pugging, allowing Richard and son, Johan, to bring their farm up to 2400 cover, ready for calving season.
Situated in Waharoa, just outside of Matamata, Normandy Land is a cow farm that needed new feedpad matting to ensure the cows’ comfortability.