How steep of a ramp can cattle navigate safely? I mean on a daily basis in and out of the barn. How much traction will they need as far as cleats, steps or grooves. Are there prefab mats that would be good for this application?
"In some cases, âcow stepsâ are used to negotiate elevation changes greater than a 6% slope. The tread should be long enough to allow cow to place all four feet on the horizontal surface at the same time (6â minimum). The rise of each step should not exceed 8â."
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