Gummiwerk KRAIBURG Elastik GmbH & Co. KG
Tel. +49 (0)8683 701-303
Fax +49 (0)8683 701-190
Comfort mats for
No claw trimming is necessary in the natural habitat of cattle. Natural ground is not only soft, but it also abrades the claws with very fine sand and stone particles, .... with every step.
However, under housing conditions claw trimming must be done regularly two to three times a year. The balance between horn formation and abrasion is out of balance and malformation occurs, e.g. because:
source: Kümper, H.
source: aid-Heft „Management der Klauenpflege“ [Management of claw trimming], 2008
Extensive heel horn erosion
source: BLOWEY, Roger, 1998
Ideal: rubber mat with an abrasive agent on the surface, which was added during vulcanisation
download article » (PDF, 205 kB)