Caring for joints - well being

KEW Plus: caring for tarsal joints

 Improvement of joint condition of cows on KRAIBURG KEW Plus cubicle covering

source: Mathis, A., 2006

→ Steady improvement in joint condition

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Anatomical Background

Hock joint on hard lying surface: weight burden on one spot, lying damagesHock joint on hard lying surface: the weight burden on one spot
→ disturbed blood flow, damage to the roots of the hair and to the skin

 

hock joint on soft lying surface: caring for joints through wider contact surface

Hock joint on soft lying surface: the weight is distributed to a larger surface
→ caring for joints

You can find more information in our Practical Experience "Soft rubber cubicle coverings improve joint health of dairy cows" »