The only feedlot mat that passes muster.

YoungStar

YoungStar feedlot mat was designed, developed and tested with the help of Australian feedlot owners. So, it’s no wonder that it checks all the right boxes. Not only does it offer a uniquely effective anti-slip design – it also offers high durability, simple installation and easy cleaning. Prevent injuries and reduce animal stress with YoungStar feedlot matting.

Improving Well-being
(Yours and theirs)

With the added grip and comfort provided by YoungStar, your cattle will be calmer, more comfortable and easier to handle. You’ll save hundreds of hours that you’d otherwise spend dealing with injuries and thousands of dollars in costs associated with the replacement of poor-quality alternatives that don’t last.

Developed with the help of industry leaders

YoungStar is unique because it is the first fit-for-purpose feedlot mat designed, developed and tested with the help of Australia’s feedlot industry partners. Numat, who has spent 20 years developing agricultural surfacing solutions, worked with the team at Grassdale feedlot in Dalby, Queensland to produce the ideal feedlot mat.

Designed for performance under pressure

YoungStar mat has large optimally placed lugs that dramatically reduce cattle slipping in high-pressure areas. It is made from thick, high-quality vulcanized rubber that’s built to last. Its uniform design ensures it is easy to install and easy to clean.

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See YoungStar in action

The benefits of installing YoungStar matting can be seen immediately. Cattle are calmer and the risk of injuries is greatly reduced.

The only feedlot mat that passes muster

YoungStar feedlot matting has been specifically designed for feedlot use. It is the only feedlot mat that checks all the boxes.

  • High-quality long-lasting rubber

  • Unique anti-slip design

  • Fast, easy supply and delivery

  • Simple to install on-site

  • Easy to clean one-piece surface

  • Vulcanized fully sealed rubber
    (won’t hold moisture or bacteria)

  • Stainless steel fixing system
    (no protruding metal parts)

Our team

Mike Judd

Director / Sales Consultant

Mike has had over 30 years in the animal husbandry sector. Starting off on his father’s farm, he then became involved in the stock and station agency sector, before moving on to make his very first agricultural rubber mat in 1995 using shredded rubber from old truck tyre buffings, resin, and a bucket. From that time, he has studied surfacing, animal behaviour, and stock movement. Today he is still involved in developing, suppling and selling Numat’s present range of livestock matting (for any situation) which we now supply to most parts of the industry in Australia and New Zealand.

 

mike@numat.com.au  |  1800 686 287

Rick Young

Sales Consultant

Rick was raised in Western Qld and has always had a passion for working with livestock and horses. He completed veterinary based tertiary studies at University of Queensland – Gatton College which led to him working at meat processing facilities in Southern Qld before moving on to work for the Queensland Livestock and Meat Authority. After a 10-year stint there, he joined AUSMEAT as an area manager. In 2007, Rick made a change to spend more time with family and became the Livestock Manager at Mort & Co Lotfeeders. Rick assisted with the design and development of Grassdale Feedlot – Australia’s newest large-scale feedlot. Grassdale eventually built out to 60 000 head and was one of the most progressive and innovative cattle handling facilities in the world.

 

rick@numat.com.au  |  04 9117 7509

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New Zealand 0800 686 119

International +643 433 0016

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