The milking shed can be an intense environment with cows at risk of slips and falls. That’s why it’s important to make sure your cows are calm, increasing animal flow and milk production.
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.”
For John Begley the change to Numat rubber matting was needed after a challenge arose from new construction.
Dairy farming in Central Southland for 14 years, Paul Hardegger has seen first-hand how rubber matting improves cow wellbeing, track maintenance, and farm productivity.
Stepping back onto the cold hard concrete of the pit floor after a broken back just about destroyed Oubaas Pretorius. Fortunately, he found ComfortZone Pit Mat and is now back doing what he loves.
Andrew Gillespie had wanted protection for his 650-strong dairy herd for some time and had been weighing up the options for rubber matting. Now, looking back, he said, “it’s one of those things you could regret not doing sooner.”