Browsing Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia by Subject "Alfombra de goma, vacas lecheras, bienestar animal, confort."
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Item“Asesoramiento para la adecuación de piso de confort en el área de comederos de vacas lecheras de la Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias en la parroquia Lodana del cantón Santa Ana en el año 2015”.(Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias > Carrera de Medicina Veterinaria, 2016) Cedeño Loor, Connie Ariane ; Salinas Zambrano, Federico ArgemiroAdvising on the suitability of comfort floor in the feeding area of dairy cows at the Veterinary Science Faculty main objective was provide indication for the correct implementation of the rubber mat "LEGO MILANO AG-4" to maximize the comfort to dairy cows and also serve as a role model for the modernization of livestock areas in the province and in the country. In order to achieve this, several types of floors were identified by bibliographic studies, which provide welfare for the livestock sector. The creation of comfort zones designed with adequate, economic and durable materials to obtain an ideal space was suggested, it would also ease future researches lead by student and teachers of Veterinary Medicine career. To define the guidelines for the initiation of this process some factors were considered, like: geographic location, soil type, area conditioning, rubber mats placing projection, costs, and others; of the feeding areas. This work was divided into phases to ensure the assisting quality. It began with the management of actions that involved buying the rubber carpet "LEGO MILANO AG-4" model and other necessary materials for the correct placement of the carpet. Oversee the arrival of the material in perfect conditions to the facilities was the next step to continue with the process. Finally, do the projection of the corresponding location to place the rubber mats in the feeding areas where the dairy cows will inhabit, expecting that cow comfort increases and decreases podal pathologies. Keys words Rubber Mat, dairy cows, livestock wellness, comfort.