The polymer surfaces wipe clean, and the roosting area is fitted with a slatted floor
so droppings fall onto a slide-out tray for easy emptying.
To keep the weight down I prefer the slatted floor
and inflatable keel as it takes up less room.
This requirement, however, is not mandatory if its omission is technically justified through, for instance, by a slatted floor
or by the potential for problems in waste disposal; however, failure to implement this practice could affect the welfare of the females by preventing them from expressing an important behavior.
It is well established that pigs prefer to lie on a solid floor (Aarnink et al., 1997), and excrete on the slatted floor
(Aarnink et al., 1997).
While weights at weaning were not significantly affected by the type of floor, average 4 months weight of the calves housed on the slatted floor
pens (93.3+-2.1 kg) was significantly (Pless than0.05) higher than that of animals on the pens with rubber mats (83.3+-2.2 kg).
Shining my headlamp through the slatted floor
boards I could see the glowing yellow eyes of a medium sized croc devouring the last tidbits of a local bird just beneath my bed.
The samples made with this modification show no emergence of slatted floor
, due to the change in the number of edge cuts performed.
Teak is used for cabinetry and the slatted floor
of the two-person shower, adding to the exotic effect.
* identify the facility requirements of manual scraping, automatic alley scraping, water flush, and slatted floor
manure removal systems.
The % solid or the % void (the two measures are perfectly correlated) is an important measure of a slatted floor
Ifs an overwhelming, surreal tower of old furniture piled sky-high atop a slatted floor
, lit from below.
It also sports a heat-reflecting tin roof and a slatted floor
so the bats can come and go at their leisure.