Deer Transport

Mats

Numat rubber matting sets the standard when it comes to deer transport.

It’s comfortable, durable, and conforms to all relevant standards.

Our mats are made of super-soft yet durable rubber that provides maximum comfort and safety for your stock. They can be installed in pens and trailers, keeping your cargo clean and healthy and maximising their welfare.

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Deer Transport Products

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SureFoot

Surefoot’s super-soft, yet durable rubber makes it the perfect mat for transporting Deer. Not only is it free-draining and easy to clean, it also provides comfort and safety for your stock. 

AGRB

This popular multi-purpose mat with a hammer-blow profile is a durable reliable mat for your deer transport, with its ribbed base you get extra cushioning maximising your deer welfare.

Featured case study

Protecting Deer Feet at Otago Deer Transport

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.

“These weaners are coming off wet/slushy paddocks, lanes, and holding yards etc. and are being loaded onto cleaner, drier and softer mats which help protect the feet from foot sore while being transported,” says Stephen.

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.

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.

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.

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.