These biodegradable, lightweight mats are made from corn stalks and wood chips. They are designed to be used for one farrowing (10–19 days) and then discarded to a composting pile. These mats can also be used as an excellent source of feedback material for your gilts and gestating sows.
The Compost-A-Mat™ is made from at least 50% corn stalks that are heated to more than 375° F, providing a pig pathogen-free mat for your piglets to lie on. One mat is designed to provide laying room between two crates.
- Less powerwashing time
- Promotes excellent hygiene
- Lightweight — only 2 pounds each
- Excellent pig comfort
- One mat per two crates
Guides for Using Compost-A-Mat™
- Place one mat under pen divider and pull to back of crate
- Center the heat lamp over the mat
- Adjust heat lamp to keep mat at 90°F
- Ensure that sows or gilts cannot reach the mat or they could chew on it and decrease the life of the mat
- Place mats for gilts and P1's just prior to farrowing to prevent chewing
- Mats can be used alone or can be placed over the top of another mat, especially for scouring piglets
- Mats last 7–21 days
- Healthy pigs are more active and the mat will last approximately 7–10 days (a new mat is not necessary after that)
- Challenged Pigs may have mats that last up to 21 days as they are not as active
Disposal: After use, please dispose of properly.
- Used mats are an excellent source of feedback material when torn into small, hand-sized pieces and mixed into your feedback material
- Old, used mats are biodegradable and may be added to your compost pile
- Color: Green
- Size: 30" x 36"
- Weight: 2 lbs.
Mats can be ordered individually or by the pallet (400 pieces). When ordering a pallet, enter quantity in multiples of 400.
|Manufacturer Part Number||FM3036|
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30" x 36" Compost-A-Mat™
Great product, Works well,Great price.
good product for use in a farrowing barn worth it
good product to use in a farrowing barn little piglets love it
Very good user friendly product
We use the mats for our elevated calf grates with newborn calves; they work great to give the calf stable footing and a warmer surface to lay on,at a reasonable cost.
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