Litter and Minimum Labor Requirements for Maintenance
Straw requirements per cow per year
- Straw requirements per cow per year
- High cabin with KRAIBURG mat: Ø 40 kg
Labor requirements per cow per year
- High cabin with mat KRAIBURG: 95 min..
- Litter with straw: Ø 265 min.
Source: Heidenreich, T., 2007
Costs for ulcer treatment at the claw
At least 300 euros for a claw ulcer
-> 1.6 billion euro damage by claw diseases / 10-15% slaughter (EU)
Source: Herrmann, 2006
Calving intervals at conception
→ Des intervalles de vêlage considérablement plus courts !
Source : Kremer et al., 2007
Investing in animal-friendly hiking areas is paying off