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Elevated feed stalls - What are the advantages and what is important?

Elevated feed stalls - What are the advantages and what is important?

Elevated feed stalls have many advantages: For example, they reduce ammonia emissions simply by reducing the dirty walking surface in the barn. We recommend our special rubber mat LENTA to provide maximum relief for the claws during feeding and to improve comfort for the cows.

Our colleague Jürg Wiesendanger explains what is important with elevated feed stalls in the video »

Calm in the barn – how do cows perceive their environment?

Calm in the barn – how do cows perceive their environment?

Cattle are flight animals. Any changes in their housing environment trigger stress. To avoid unnecessary stress, it is important to understand how cattle perceive their environment.

You will find more information about it and also, how rubber mats contribute to less noise in the barn in our new focus issue »

How to install KEW Plus LongLine

How to install KEW Plus LongLine

How the installation of our 3-layer cow mattress roll KEW Plus LongLine works, we show you in the new installation video.

Here you can watch the video »

Lameness also costs money in bull fattening

Lameness also costs money in bull fattening

If a claw disease in fattening bulls is not detected early enough, it quickly leads to severe lameness. But it doesn’t have to come this far: scientific studies confirm that rubber flooring has a positive effect on health and performance of the bulls. Furthermore, soft-elastic flooring in cattle fattening is increasingly demanded.

For more detailed information have a look at our new focus issue »

Certified quality and environmental protection - proven once again

"Tested quality from Germany" - this is what we guarantee and what we are proud of. Because we want to ensure our quality as well as apply environmentally friendly manufacturing processes, we have been certified according to international standards for many years. This year, our quality and energy management systems were put to the test by external auditors one more time, who again renewed our certification.

Why is the correct claw position so important?

Why is the correct claw position so important?

In nature, sandy constituents in the elastic soil ensure a balance between horn formation and abrasion of the cattle claw. In the long term, hard floor causes too much abrasion of the horn, which leads to claw misalignments and increases the risk of claw diseases.

Read more about the importance of the correct claw position and how rubber mats can contribute to a natural claw abrasion in our new focus issue »

Combined housing - improving comfort and safety with rubber flooring

Combined housing - improving comfort and safety with rubber flooring

Many cows are still kept in tying stalls. Some farms have already developed good solutions to offer the animals more opportunities for movement.
We show you successful concepts, how farms combine the classic tying stall system with paddock or pasture. To allow safe entry and exit, the floor conditions on the newly used areas have been adjusted. Rubber flooring is a simple and comfortable solution here.

Watch the video »

The ideal combination of elevated cubicle and deep bedded cubicle?

The ideal combination of elevated cubicle and deep bedded cubicle?

Consistently high lying comfort, especially at work peaks such as cutting grass, sowing or harvesting, is not always easy to maintain in the classic deep bedded cubicle. Our maxiBOX for elevated deep bedded cubicles has already proven itself for 10 years. The 4-component system ensures year-round functional safety and consistent comfort – even if you haven’t got enough time for maintenance every now and then!

The system is now also available for longer cubicles with an effective lying length of 205 cm!

For detailed information have a look at the maxiBOX product page » and our current focus issue »

Hygiene in the milking parlour through proper cleaning

Hygiene in the milking parlour through proper cleaning

Milking parlour mats must be cleaned regulary and thoroughly, so that the floor in the milking parlour remains slip-resistant and hygienic. Thus, the function of the mats is maintained in the long term.

For detailed tips have a look at the cleaning recommendation for KRAIBURG milking parlour mats » and for a quick overview at our new focus issue »

Resilient skin due to dry walking areas

Resilient skin due to dry walking areas

Healthy, intact skin in the claw area provides crucial protection against infectious claw diseases. It is therefore necessary to keep the walking areas – and thereby the claws – as dry and clean as possible.

Which system can be used to dissipate liquids quickly, so that the floor dries off fast? Read more about it in our current focus issue »