investing in animal-friendly floorings in the cow house pays off
investing in animal-friendly floorings in the cow house pays off

Economic efficiency

Low litter requirements and minimal labour input for maintenance

Straw requirements per cow per year
  • Elevated cubicle with KRAIBURG mat: Ø 40 kg
  • Cubicle litter with straw: Ø 260 kg
Labour requirements per cow per year
  • Elevated cubicle with KRAIBURG mat: 95 min.
  • Cubicle litter with straw: Ø 265 min.

Source: Heidenreich, T., 2007

elevated cubicle with comfortable KRAIBURG rubber cover and deep litter cubicle with hiquer straw requirements

Costs for a claw ulcer treatment

  • Costs for treatment
  • Less milk
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at least 300 EURO for one claw ulcer

-> 1.6 bn EURO damage through claw diseases / 10-15 % culling (EU)

Source: Herrmann, 2006

 

Calving-to-conception intervals

shorter calving intervals on KRAIBURG rubber flooring

source: Kremer et al., 2007

→ Considerably shorter calving intervals! 

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The investment in animal-friendly walking areas pays off

The investment in animal-friendly rubber floorings in the dairy cow cubicle house pays off