Animal Welfare Regulation

Suitable in accordance with conventional animal welfare regulations
National regulations specify how long calves can be kept in which minimum areas. Our calf houses and boxes comply with these specifications and are optimally designed to meet the requirements of calf rearing.

 

Germany

Single Housing

From the age of 8 weeks, group housing is necessary except in exceptional cases.
 Age CalfPE UV+Premium PlusMaster PlusFlexboxBox smallBox big
 0 - 2 weeks
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
 2 - 8 weeks
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleines rotes Kreuz
kleiner grüner Haken

Group Housing

The following tables show the maximum permissible number of animals according to current legal regulations (as of April 2022):

Large-capacity calf houses
 Weight in kgPremium XLPremium XL with catch grilleDual Set Premium XLPremium XXL
 up to 150up to 5 animalsup to 3 animalsup to 11 animalsup to 11 animals
 150 - 220up to 5 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 9 animals
 > 220up to 4 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 9 animalsup to 9 animals
 
Modular fence stabling
 Weight in kgSingle Set for 3-pce Calf GroupSingle Set for 5-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 3-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 5-pce Calf Group
 up to 150up to 3 animals
(up to 8 weeks)
up to 5 animalsup to 6 animalsup to10 animals
 150 - 220up to 3 animals
(up to 8 weeks)
up to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 > 220up to 3 animals
(up to 8 weeks)
up to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 

Austria

Single Housing

From the age of 8 weeks, group housing is necessary except in exceptional cases.
 Age CalfPE UV+Premium PlusMaster PlusHeavy PlusCalf box smallCalf box large
 0 - 2 weeks
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
 2 - 8 weeks
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleines rotes Kreuz
kleiner grüner Haken
 

Group Housing

The following tables show the maximum permissible number of animals according to current legal regulations (as of April 2022):

Large-capacity calf houses
 Weight in kgPremium XLPremium XL with catch grilleDual Set Premium XLPremium XXL
 up to 150up to 5 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 10 animals
 150 - 220up to 4 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 9 animalsup to 9 animals
 > 220up to 4 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 8 animalsup to 8 animals
 
Modular fence stabling
 Weight in kgSingle Set for 3-pce Calf GroupSingle Set for 5-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 3-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 5-pce Calf Group 
 up to 150up to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 150 - 220up to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 > 220up to 2 animalsup to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animals
 

Switzerland

Single Housing

From the age of 2 weeks, group housing is necessary except in exceptional cases.
 Age CalfPE UV+Premium PlusMaster PlusHeavy PlusCalf box smallCalf box large
 0 - 2 weeks
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
 3 weeks - 4 months
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleines rotes Kreuz
kleines rotes Kreuz
 

Group Housing

The following tables show the maximum permissible number of animals according to current legal regulations (as of April 2022):

Large-capacity calf houses
 Age / WeightPremium XLDual Set Premium XLPremium XXL
 up to 3 weeksup to 4 animalsup to 8 animalsup to 7 animals
 4 weeks - 4 monthsup to 3 animalsup to 7 animalsup to 5 - 6 animals
 up to 200 kgup to 2 animalsup to 5 animalsup to 4 animals
 
Modular fence stabling
 Age / WeightSingle Set for 3-pce Calf GroupSingle Set for 5-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 3-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 5-pce Calf Group
 up to 3 weeksup to 5 animalsup to 7 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 14 animals
 4 weeks - 4 monthsup to 3 animalsup to 5 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 10 animals
 up to 200 kgup to 3 animalsup to 5 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 10 animals
 

Netherlands

Single Housing

From the age of 2 weeks, group housing is necessary except in exceptional cases.
The dimensions of the single housing are based on the following specifications:
 Inner lengthInside width
 Calf length x 1.1At least withers height
 
With our CalfHouse series, you can usually accommodate your calves up to 8 weeks.
Our CalfBoxes have a size of 130 x 85 cm or 160 x 100 cm.

Group Housing

The following tables show the maximum permissible number of animals according to current legal regulations (as of April 2022):

Large-capacity calf houses
 Weight in kgPremium XLPremium XL with catch grilleDual Set Premium XLPremium XXL
 up to 150up to 5 animalsup to 3 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 7 animals
 150 - 220up to 4 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 7 animals
 > 220up to 3 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 9 animalsup to 7 animals
 
Modular fence stabling
 Weight in kgSingle Set for 3-pce Calf GroupSingle Set for 5-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 3-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 5-pce Calf Group
 up to 150up to 3 animalsup to 5 animalsup to 7 animalsup to10 animals
 150 - 220up to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 > 220up to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 

Belgium

Single Housing

From the age of 8 weeks, group housing is necessary except in exceptional cases.
The dimensions of the single housing are based on the following specifications:
 Inner lengthInside width
 Calf length x 1.1At least withers height
 
With our CalfHouse series, you can usually accommodate your calves up to 8 weeks.
Our CalfBoxes have a size of 130 x 85 cm or 160 x 100 cm.

Group Housing

The following tables show the maximum permissible number of animals according to current legal regulations (as of April 2022):

Large-capacity calf houses
 Weight in kgPremium XLPremium XL with catch grilleDual Set Premium XLPremium XXL
 up to 150up to 5 animalsup to 3 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 7 animals
 150 - 220up to 5 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 10 animalsup to 7 animals
 > 220up to 4 animalsup to 2 animalsup to 9 animalsup to 7 animals
 
Modular fence stabling
 Weight in kgSingle Set for 3-pce Calf GroupSingle Set for 5-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 3-pce Calf GroupTwin Pack for 2 x 5-pce Calf Group
 up to 150up to 3 animalsup to 5 animalsup to 7 animalsup to 10 animals
 150 - 220up to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 > 220up to 3 animalsup to 4 animalsup to 6 animalsup to 8 animals
 

Basic EC Organic Regulation

Unsere Kälberhütten sind nach der EG-Öko-Basisverordnung auch für Biobetriebe geeignet Suitable in accordance with basic EC Organic Regulation (834/2007)
Our calf houses are also suitable for organic farming in accordance with the EU basic organic regulation. Organic calves can be raised in all our houses. If the calves have visual and social contact with other calves and if the minimum areas (stable and outside areas) are maintained, they can also be kept separately after the first week of life.
 
Single Housing
 Weight in kgPE UV+Premium PlusMaster PlusHeavy Plus
 up to 100
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
kleiner grüner Haken
 
Large-capacity calf houses
The following tables show the maximum permissible number of animals according to current legal regulations (as of April 2022):
 Weight in kgPremium XLDual Set Premium XLPremium XXL
 up to 100up to 3 animalsup to 5 animalsup to 5 animals
 up to 200
kleines rotes Kreuz
up to 3 animalsup to 3 animals
 
Local animal welfare regulations must be observed!