Dairy farm Groenveld Jorwert
The Brothers Groenveld moved from Baard to Jorwert. Here they built up a whole new business site including vehicle storage space, trench silos, redesigned calving area in the “alde pleats” and cubicle shed of around 250 spaces. This is where we installed Vrijligboxes® for the first time, with deep litter box flooring. After some adjustments were made in collaboration with the Groenveld brothers, this resulted in the best ever deep litter box flooring. We owe Yde and Douwe thanks for the opportunity, the time, the space and patience but, above all, the trust and confidence they had in us. Yde and Douwe, much appreciated!
Ultimately, this phase led to an unprecedented positive result. In addition to the fact that the cows are most comfortable, this also saves a lot of work. By using the concrete grid separator system (onderafscheider®) the cows no longer create holes or gaps in their “bedding”, so they go through less “bedding” and far less clean-out work is needed.
At this barn, additional innovations were also applied. In addition to some special fences and special chutes for manure processing into separate wells, the new “AsconCurtain ® VS system” was also developed at the Groenveld Brothers property.
Manure separators are also available for all livestock producers who want to achieve labour and cost savings in their deep litter box stalls.