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HerdHome® Shelter
SlatMat

Product details

Numat HerdHome® Shelter slat mats are designed to give cows a warmer, safer alternative to harsh concrete slats. They are free-draining, anti-slip, and with our patented rubber peg fixing system, they’re easy to install and uninstall as needed. 

Width: 1200mm | Length: 3500mm (2 x 1750mm) | Thickness: Flat SlatMat 24mm, Ridged SlatMat 27mm

 

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Made with recycled rubber

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See how slat mats can help eliminate slip and injuries.

SlatMat options

Flat SlatMat

Features and Benefits
Flat surface for easy scrapping
Free draining 
Easy to clean reducing the release of ammonia
High dimensional stability and long durability
Easy-to-handle single mats for simple installation
Stud profile for ideal softness

Ridged SlatMat

Features and Benefits
Curved surface with approx. 5 % slope towards the slit
Facilitates the draining of liquids and dries faster
Increased cleanliness reduces the release of ammonia
High dimensional stability and long durability
Easy-to-handle single mats for simple installation
Stud profile for ideal softness

10 Reasons to Consider Numat SlatMats for your HerdHome® Shelter

  1. It provides a soft laying surface that encourages cows to rest leading to increased milk production.
  2. A hygienic alternative to straw bedding which reduces bacteria exposure and Mastitis.
  3. Optimal softness combined with perfect sure-footedness ensures cows are more relaxed.
  4. Mosaic grip surface reduces cow’s slippage and therefore decreases joint and hoof damage saving you time and money.
  5. Reduces the incidence of cow lameness.
  6. Strong, durable rubber protects grates against chipping when they are removed and stacked for cleaning.
  7. 36mm wide slat holes reduce the chance of smaller stock going down slat holes causing lesions and bruising.
  8. Rubber provides improved heat insulation making it warmer for your cows hence less feed and ultimate cow comfort.
  9. No need for straw! Cut bedding costs to zero and save capacity in your bunker that would otherwise be filled by waste straw.
  10. High-quality German-made product with 15 years of proven performance.

SlatMat Case Studies

How slat matting helped this Southland farm eliminate slip injuries.

Southland farmer Barry Pannett was having major problems with crook joints and cows skinning...

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The comfort zone – Looking underfoot and overhead on a Southland farm

“You can see that, given hay or matting, the cows definitely prefer the matting when given the...

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