This comprehensive guide delves into the various off-paddock facility options, their benefits, challenges, and costs, providing you with the necessary insights to make informed decisions.
In the evolving landscape of dairy farming, off-paddock systems are emerging as pivotal tools for many farms. In this article, we take a look at the main types of systems available in New Zealand: compost barns, open feed pads, free stall barns, and loose-housed barns; the pros and cons of each, and which is right for your farm.
The development and innovation of rubber matting solutions have been crucial for the dairy, deer, and equine sectors in New…
As the leader in agricultural rubber matting in New Zealand, NumatAGRI has always championed innovative uses for recycled rubber. Today, we’re delighted to announce our latest step towards environmental sustainability and community support – our involvement with the Sustainable Fun For Everyone initiative.
For many dairy farmers, rubber matting for their feed pad is a crucial investment. Interestingly, the price difference between the top-tier and the lower-end mats on the market is small – a mere $20 a square metre. With such a narrow price gap, understanding the value and cost dynamics becomes essential. This guide offers a comprehensive look into the factors influencing the cost of rubber matting for feed pads.
Rubber matting in dairy yards has revolutionized the dairy farming industry by providing a safer, more comfortable environment for dairy cows.
Today, we’re going to be discussing two calf trailer mat options we offer at NumatAGRI. We have a new arrival, the AirStud, and the trusty SureFoot that has served farmers well for years. Let’s look at what each mat has to offer.
Lameness is a significant issue in the dairy farming industry that impacts both the welfare of cows and the productivity of farms. A promising solution to this challenge is the use of rubber mats.
Creating a relaxed and calm environment that helps to reduce the stress your cows experience is critical to keeping animals safe and making sure your dairy farm is performing at its best.
When it comes to running a successful dairy farm, safety should always be a top priority. One way farmers can create a safer work environment for themselves, and their staff is by installing rubber matting in the milking shed.
If you’ve spent any time working in the dairy industry, you’ll know that the discussion around lameness is a bit of a tricky one. There are a lot of opinions floating about out there.
Anchored rubber mats have some notable advantages over loose laid rubber mats when it comes to dairy farm surfacing.