n The Dairy Mail - Mud-free and stress-free : from the parlour : technology

Volume 17, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1561-4301


Adding additional bedding under the shades in the holding pens, can make the cow more comfortable. Amendments can be used to firm up the junction areas between the concrete pads and dirt-holding pens. Of course the problems of mud are much less in freestall housing. However, the cost is significant. Proper planning of the passages to and from the parlour, should also help to reduce stress levels.

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