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Envirobed Original

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Key Features & Benefits

  • Comfy surface for cows to lie on
  • Absorb urine and leaked milk, keeping cows clean (5x more absorbent than sawdust, 10x more absorbent than straw)
  • Unhelpful to mastitis bacteria
  • Quick and easy to dispense, only every few days
  • Suit the slurry handling system
  • Unsuitable breeding ground for flies
  • Availability you can rely on, at affordable cost
  • Alkaline pH helps to discourage pathogens
  • Registered for use in organic systems

More Details

Cleaner, more comfortable cows…just good old fashioned stockmanship

Increasing numbers of farmers who really care about cow comfort and cleanliness are turning away from the various shortcomings of straw, sawdust, shavings, sand and recycled manure solids for cubicle bedding.

These farmers aren’t doing this because it’s fashionable, or an industry expert said they should, or even some new university research has been published. They’re doing it because they know – deep down in their stockmanship subconscious – that it’s simply the right thing for their cows.

It honours an old fashioned rule that will always hold true, through good and hard times alike: You look after your cows, and they’ll look after you.

A significant turning point appears to have been the launch in early 2016 of Envirobed Premium, the combination of dried paper crumb and premium quality sawdust.

These two materials create the closest so far to the perfect bedding material for today’s cow housing. It is ultra-high absorbency – 5x more than sawdust, 10x more than straw – mopping up urine and leaked milk to keep udders and teats clean.

Rather than being dragged into the slurry passage, which is a commonplace observation by farmers about wood shavings or sawdust, it stays where it’s put on cubicle beds. Together with extra fluffiness created by the sawdust, this also means the material goes further than either dried paper crumb or sawdust on their own.

Costing as little as 9-10 pence per cow, typical daily usage is about two litres per cubicle.

To match growing demand, new manufacturing facilities are being developed in a number of rural locations – including some farms – around the country, one aim being to keep transport costs as low as possible. The drying techniques are designed to create just the right combination of physical properties: Absorbency, cow comfort and on-cubicle retention.

To find out more about EnviroBed and Premium Blend, please call 01772 860085 and we’ll be happy to advise or send out a large free sample so you can take a look for yourself.



Peter Cox at Mearfield Farm in Cornwall says, “We’ve been using EnviroBed for several years and never looked back after switching from sawdust. EnviroBed stays on cubicles better than sawdust on its own. It is very absorbent and has enabled us to control previous cases of mastitis. Cows stay clean including teats, and find it very comfortable.”


“We have used EnviroBed for many years and find its high absorbency and staying where it’s put on cubicle beds are vital to maintaining low mastitis incidence and somatic cell counts.”

– John Yeoman, Y Farms, Somerset​


“We put fresh EnviroBed on the cubicles three times a week. Cows are not only very comfortable on the bedding but they are much healthier. I’m sure the bedding contributes towards our low levels of mastitis.”

– Richard Harrison, Hyndford Well, Peeblesshire


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