Many herds today are housed in ageing buildings and facilities.
Cows don’t care if your cubicles were installed last
year or last century but they do care if they are comfortable
Kingshay has its own Cubicle
Technical Manager Dr. Martin Yeates who runs our cubicle demonstration
unit at our farm base in Somerset.
Through careful observations Martin has
identified the key measurements that add up to a comfortable
cubicle for today’s dairy
cow. His work has shown that in many cases
it is possible to find low cost solutions to high cost problems.
The key is to understand what your cows’ behaviour tells
you; for example on many farms we find cows standing half in
and half out of the cubicles. It is a sure sign there’s
a problem but it’s one which can often be fixed at very
If you have a problem with your cubicles,
we can help. Contact Us…