Cubicle design for dairy cows
Providing optimal cow comfort in a cubicle is not easy. In the pasture it is: they have the seven basic needs from the CowSignals Diamond. Inside, the next best thing is the free walking straw barn. Cows around calving should always get a stress-free calving line. For the rest of your cows you need to design a really good cubicle.
Whitepaper - Cubicle design for dairy cows
[FREE] If you want your cows clean and healhty in a cubicle system, it is important to do everything right. We give you 6 sucess factors of cubicle design with a lot of photos and examples.
Success factors of cubicle design for dairy cows in this whitepaper
- Soft and grippy bed floor
- Free head swing space
- Neck rail out of the way, up and forward (flexible)
- Low brisket locator with enough lying surface behind
- Width of the cubicle
- Shape of the divider (flexible)
+ 3 Bonus Success factors
NB: The advices and measurements in this whitepaper are based on an average Holstein Frisian cow of 650 kg. Measure your own cows first and adapt to that!