New nursery panel provides piglet stability
A German housing manufacturer has introduced a chess slat structure to
prevent piglets to suffer from slippery surfaces.
MIK International company launched Chess, specifically developed as nursery
panel for animals up to 60 kg weight. A chessboard patterned slat surface
provides better step-safety to the piglets in every direction of movement. In
addition, its span width of 800 mm reduces the number of required support beams.
The product is a hygienic panel demonstrating stability and easy
The Siersahn-based company launched the product after comments
from several customers, to find a solution to slippery slat surfaces, as these
could be harmful to young piglets.
As planned, the product will be shown
on the next edition of EuroTier in Hanover, Germany, 11-14
â€¢ MIK International
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