Why is the ease of maintenance the important factor that influences the choice of stabling’s bedding?

Tutor's Answer

(Top Tutor) Studyfaq Tutor
Paper, cardboard and pelleted newspaper are used as bedding. Ward, Wohlt, and Katz (2001) reported that pelleted newspaper had less breathable dust than shavings and straw bedding but also that horses ingested less of the paper bedding than straw or shavings bedding. However, the paper is not widely available and can be difficult to clean out. Rubber matting is commonplace in stabling. Rubber matting reduces the amount of bedding necessary. Reducing bedding can reduce the...
Completed Work