Effects of two stall flooring systems on the behaviour of tied dairy cows.

@article{Hultgren2001EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of two stall flooring systems on the behaviour of tied dairy cows.},
  author={Jan Hultgren},
  journal={Applied animal behaviour science},
  year={2001},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={167-177}
}
  • Jan Hultgren
  • Published 2001 in Applied animal behaviour science
Effects on dairy cow behaviour of a new type of flooring in tie-stalls, with the ability to drain faeces and urine, was studied in a controlled randomised trial in one Swedish university herd. Forty-two Swedish Red and White cows were kept tied in traditional long-stalls (2.20m). In 21 stalls (one stall row), the rearmost 0.74m of the solid stall floor had been replaced with nine rubber-coated 53mm wide slats, divided by 29mm slots. Stalls with rubber slats were equipped with 20mm ethyl-vinyl… CONTINUE READING