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Relocating from tying stall to cubicle barn: Pay close attention to bovine claws!

Relocating from tying stall to cubicle barn: Pay close attention to bovine claws!

The relocation from the tying stall to the cubicle barn represents a big challenge – the claws, in particular, have to get used to the added movement. But which measures must be taken to ensure the relocation as claw friendly as possible? Read more about it in our current focus issue »

Our new comfort mat for the cubicle: Softbed LongLine

Our new comfort mat for the cubicle: Softbed LongLine

Our original – the KRAIBURG Soft Bed LongLine – has proven itself for 26 years. Now it has been significantly improved and is being replaced by the upgrade: the new Softbed LongLine roll system.

› fewer components for easier installation + better softness + pronounced slope

For further information please visit the product page »

Rubber mats on the walking alley: Effects on the eco-balance of dairy cows

Rubber mats on the walking alley: Effects on the eco-balance of dairy cows

Soft rubber mats in walking alleys support both claw health and dairy cow activity, thus resulting in greater productivity. But does the higher milk yield at the same level of emissions offset the amount of resources required to produce rubber mats? A life cycle assessment carried out by BOKU Vienna (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences) provides interesting results.

More information can be found in our new focus issue »

Technical regulations for the use of elastic animal housing flooring systems in Germany (DIN)  and internationally (ISO)

Technical regulations for the use of elastic animal housing flooring systems in Germany (DIN) and internationally (ISO)

Top-quality elastic animal housing flooring promotes animal health and well-being. Nevertheless, there are no binding standards that provide farmers with guidance when making investments so far. A team of experts in the DIN standards committee "Elastomer Mats" has been working on defining technical regulations for this specific area of application.

Find out more in our new focus issue »

Positive findings: emission reduction potential of profiKURA 3D

Positive findings: emission reduction potential of profiKURA 3D

Walking alleys equipped with profiKURA 3D are significantly drier, as
liquids are drained quickly via an integrated slope. This is definitely good for the claws. But how much are ammonia emissions reduced by this? The Dutch emissions expert Gert-Jan Monteny has now calculated that.

Read more about it in our current focus issue »

CaBoMat for elevated calf pens / boxes

From 01.01.2023 on, calves in Germany may only be transported from the age of 28 days. On many farms, this doubles the time that the calves stay on the farm and thus also the space required as well as the requirement of bedding material.

This is where our CaBoMat comes in.

NEC Directive and German TA Luft – current impact on cattle farming?

NEC Directive and German TA Luft – current impact on cattle farming?

In connection with reducing emissions there is often talk of the NEC Directive and TA LuftAmmonia emissions in particular are a major theme in cattle farming. In this case, emission reducing floor coverings provide practicable options.

Which regulations are already binding, which measures are eligible for funding and why cattle farmers should be prepared, you can find out in our current focus issue »

How to install the KEW Plus cow mattress

How to install the KEW Plus cow mattress

Our 3-layer cow mattress system KEW Plus stands for premium lying comfort in the dairy barn for almost 20 years.

With two new installation videos we now show you - clearly and compactly - how to install the product options KEW Plus and KEW Plus Solo.

Here you can watch the videos »

Healthy cows are climate-friendly cows

Healthy cows are climate-friendly cows

Animal health ist probably the biggest determining, to reduce the factor that our dairy cows have on climate change. Only healthy cows are efficient and, therefore, climate-friendly. Soft rubber flooring are the basis for a fully working „dairy cow system“.

Read more about it in our current focus issue »

Cleanliness in calf husbandry – ventilation matters

Cleanliness in calf husbandry – ventilation matters

Moist soil in fully slatted pens and dirty calves usually have nothing to do with the condition of the floor, but indicate deficiencies in the air quality. Optimal slit widths and curved surfaces can improve the dryness and
cleanliness
of the floor.

Find out more in our new focus issue »