Numat’s deer shed and yard matting is anti-slip, non-abrasive, and soft on hoofs giving your deer a safe, quiet environment.
Our Numat rubber matting is a washable surface that prevents bacteria build-up, perfect for your clean zone.
Numat Surefoot mat sets the standard when it comes to deer transport matting. It’s comfortable, durable, and conforms to all relevant standards.
The durable, user-friendly rubber matting that is now installed at Raincliff Station allows for increased comfort for the deer and workers alike.
Dave Morgan, the owner of Raincliff Station, explains that they had had concrete floors and bark chip in the past, but that he had always wanted quality matting, like the kind that Numat offer, saying “I thought this was the Rolls Royce. We want to try and operate in that top 5% of operating deer farmers”.
In 2016, the staff at Thornicroft Station were experiencing a major problem with their mob’s legs. A lot of deer were showing up at the shed with swollen joints due to time spent on concrete. It was becoming a major issue as lame deer were costly to treat. Managing the problem was placing a drain on staff time and energy.
Originally, Otago Deer Transport owner Stephen Grant was looking for matting to protect the deer’s feet during transport, especially when moving weaners in the winter months.
Running 2,500 stags on a 2,000-acre property outside of Hastings, Tikokino velvet farmer Warwick Kent doesn’t have time to mess around with anything less than the best.
Deer hooves on concrete floors make for a noisy day at the office. For Te Awamutu velvet farmer, John Hunter, relief came in the form of Numat’s UniMat rubber matting.