KRAIBURG rubber mats for slatted floors for walking alleys in dairy cow housing

Slatted floor in the walking alley

Safety & healthy claws

KRAIBURG coverings for slatted floors are specially adapted to the natural needs of cattle: they are animal-friendly soft, improve claw health and sure-footedness. The cows respond with higher activity and better productivity. Lameness-free cows are more fertile and save a lot of work and costs. Animal-friendly walking areas pay off!

KRAIBURG slatted floor coverings are

  • dimensionally stable and durable
    › large-scale mats extending over several slatted floor elements!

  • for better sure-footedness

  • noise and stress reducing

  • easy to install – with patented rubber peg

Individually 

tailor-made

Products:

profiKURA S

Claw abrasion and improved grip

  • Thickness: 24 mm
  • Surface: optiGrip
  • Specialty:
    • Optimized grip + claw abrasion
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KURA S slatted floor covering made of rubber for cattle

KURA S

The proven allround-talent

  • Thickness: 24 mm
  • Surface: grip
  • Slope: up to max. 3 %
  • Optional with pediKURA abrasion zones for selective claw abrasion
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LOSPA swiss Spaltenbodenauflage aus Gummi für Rinder in Buchtenhaltung

KURA SB

For common longitudinal and transverse slats

  • Thickness: 28 mm
  • Surface: curved with slope
  • Specialty:
    • Emission reduction
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EMIRA Spaltenbodenbelag aus Gummi für Rinder

EMIRA

NEW: for drier walking areas

  • Thickness: 28 mm
  • Surface: curved with slope
  • Specialty:
    • Optimized grip + claw abrasion
    • Emission reduction
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Advantages at a glance

Drastic reduction of claw damages

78 % FEWER CLAW DAMAGES

after 12 months on KURA S

(compared to concrete slatted floor)

Source: Benz, 2002

Due to improved walking comfort

approx. 3.3 % MORE MILK

per year

Source: Eelkema et al., 2004

Mounting

on KURA rubber flooring

4.5 × MORE OFTEN

than on concrete

Source: Platz et al., 2007 

Walking distance covered

on KURA rubber flooring

4 km PER DAY

= natural walking distance on pasture

Source: Platz et al., 2007 

Calving-to-conception
interval

on KURA rubber flooring

39 days SHORTER

than on concrete

= Cost savings of almost 2 × return to oestrus

Source: Platz et al., 2007 

Costs for a lameness

COSTS FOR TREATMENT + LESS MILK
= Ø 400 Euros

Source: Dolecheck, Bewley, 2018 

  • claw sinks in
  • hollow gives support
  • cow feels safe