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Deer Shed/Yard

Matting

Made from high quality German rubber, our deer shed matting ensures far superior comfort and shock absorption when compared to concrete surfacing.

As it is extremely durable and user-friendly this matting can be adapted to a wide range of applications. Non-abrasive on hooves, with durable softness and shock absorption, Numat matting provides increased productivity with a warmer, quieter, more comfortable environment. This leads to reduced stress, falls and lameness in your animals.

Deer Shed/Yard Products

Unimat

The cellular profile and ribbed base of Unimat matting ensures far superior comfort and shock absorption when compared to concrete surfacing.

Double Stud

Double Stud is a durable surface with a unique studded surface that provides maximum traction reducing slipping and fall injuries.

Kura

At 24 millimetres thick, Kura is perfect for high-traffic areas where comfort, grip, and durability are required. Mosaic patterned top surface.

Legend

Premium quality checker plate surface with a soft, yet sturdy studded base. Cut with precision water-jet technology, Legend’s jig-saw edge ensures each tile fits perfectly with the next to create a seamless finish.

Featured case study

Saving Deer Hooves and Worker’s Feet at Tikikino

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.

Warwick installed UniMat two years ago and was so impressed he went on to install it in a second shed and the outside yards. Compared to concrete floors the animals are now calmer and easier to handle. But the most important benefit is a financial one.

Putting a Stop to Swollen Legs at Thornicroft Station

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.

Red Deer on Unimat Rubber Matting

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.

A Big Reduction In Numbers of Lame Deer

Brian and Jacqui Wellington are renowned for their forward-thinking approach to deer farming, a rigorous, details-focused mind-set that has paid off with happy animals and increased gains for their large operation east of Te Awamutu.

A Rational Decision For Northbank Station Deer

Experience counts. When Adam and Sharon Waite took over the reins of Northbank Station, a 577-hectare deer finishing farm in Rakaia, the experienced deer farmers immediately spotted an opportunity for improvement.