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Dairy Housing

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INTRODUCTION IAE have been manufacturing cubicles of varying designs since the early 1970’s, starting with basic designs such as Simple Stalls, Newton Rigg and Mushroom cubicles. Over the years industry experts have put greater focus on improving cubicle housing solutions, as a result IAE developed their first “post and rail” cantilever system – the Super Comfort cow cubicle. This was followed by the Supreme and culminated with our flagship Ultima® cow cubicle. IAE have been involved in cubicle housing solutions throughout the UK and abroad, successfully helping farmers to improve...

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SUPER COMFORT From inception the “post and rail” cantilever type cubicle loops have been designed to offer flexibility and improved cow comfort. The Super Comfort had several benefits over the older Free Standing designs of the time. A dual support rail afforded a greater lunge zone, the removal of a rear leg meant an animal would rise more easily whilst also creating a better lying position through space sharing. The clamp and rail design meant that cubicle centres could be adjusted at any time and easily configured for either head to head or single runs. SUPREME Maintaining the successful...

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ULTIMA® CUBICLE KEY POINTS TO UNDERSTANDING THE ULTIMA® CUBICLE Post Fixing Bracket Heavy Duty Headrail clamps Ultima® Head to Head clamp 48.3 0 Headrail Upper support rail positioned high enough not to interfere with the 'Lunge Zone' yet still low enough to inhibit walk through for open fronted or head to head runs High headrail position improves standing position and increased acceptance into cubicle bed The “lunge zone” which is now set with the upper support rail in a position to deter walkthrough, inhibits separated groups from merging with one another PREMIUM COMFORT P.I.P.E...

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ULTIMA® - Single Run (suitable for stock over 22 months) Ultima® cubicles are quick and easy to install. Once the posts are in position, other components are simply attached using high quality clamps and fastenings. The Ultima® cubicle offers optimum body space, head space and lunge zone. Combine your Ultima® cubicle with P.I.P.E. for the Ultima® solution. Whilst IAE offers a selection of cubicle loop lengths to accommodate individual requirements, not all offer an optimum solution. This table highlights our recommended solutions, those not highlighted are suitable compromises for...

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Head to Head Run - ULTIMA 2100mm - HEAD TO HEAD

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SUPREME CUBICLE KEY POINTS TO UNDERSTANDING THE SUPREME CUBICLE Upper support rail is positioned higher than Super Comfort to give increased “lunge zone” High headrail position improves standing position and increases acceptance into cubicle bed Lower support rail is positioned closer to the ground than the Super Comfort cubicle which improves the cows “lunge zone” encouraging the animal to move naturally into and out of the cubicle Brisket Board attached with brackets to each loop help to position the animal in the correct way for maximum lying time (see page 25 for more information) The...

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SUPREME CUBICLE - Single Run (suitable for stock over 22 months) Supreme cubicles are quick and easy to install. Once the posts are in position, other components are simply attached using high quality clamps and fastenings. The Supreme cubicle offers superior body space, head space and lunge zone. Combine your Supreme cubicle with Brisket board to encourage the correct lying position. Whilst IAE offers a selection of cubicle loop lengths to accommodate individual requirements, not all offer the complete solution. This table highlights our recommended solutions, those not highlighted are...

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Head to Head - SUPREME CUBICLE 2100mm - HEAD TO HEAD

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SUPER COMFORT CUBICLE

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SUPER COMFORT CUBICLE KEY POINTS TO UNDERSTANDING THE SUPER COMFORT CUBICLE • Can be used with P.I.P.E. if required • Available in shorter length loops allowing flexibility with older building refurbishments • Easily upgraded to Ultima® at a later date if required Post and rail cantilever systems offer greater comfort and flexibility over older freestanding cubicle designs Designed to attach timber brisket boards to help position the animal correctly for increased lying times No rear leg means better lying positions through space sharing whilst allowing animals to rise more easliy The Super...

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Super Comfort cubicles are quick and easy to install. Once the posts are in position, other components are simply attached using high quality clamps and fastenings. The Super Comfort whilst not offering the same level of comfort and welfare as the Ultima® and Supreme systems remains a vast improvement over the older freestanding cubicle designs. Combine your Super Comfort cubicle with Brisket Board or P.I.P.E. to encourage the correct lying position. IAE offers a selection of cubicle loop lengths to accommodate individual requirements. Whist the Super Comfort no longer meets the latest...

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Head to Head - SUPER COMFORT CUBICLE 2000mm - HEAD TO HEAD

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CUBICLE INSTALLATION NOTES Recommended Set-up for each individual Cubicles. To give suitable stability, posts should be concreted approximately 400mm into ground. Refer to individual cubicle installation drawings for further dimensions. Set measurement (A) and (B) for the specified cubicle length from the heelstone end of the cubicle bed. These are the two main points for the cubicle set-up. Once measurements (A) and (B) have been set-up correctly this will determine the two measurements (C) and (D). Bed length (E), Cubicle length (F) and headrail measurements (G) will vary depending on...

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Cubicle End Concrete Panel Support Posts Concrete panels are a low maintenance, hygienic and substantial method to finish the cubicle runs at crossover passageways. IAE can supply from stock 100x100 2135mm long concrete panel support posts, suitable for single or head to head runs. Simply attach a 1500mm high concrete panel using panel clips (supplied by others) Posts to support timber ends and sheeted panel ends with posts are also available upon request. TESTIMONIALS We were working with all of our cows in a straight leg mushroom cubicle set up for a good few years. We changed the whole...

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