Case Study, Farm Races - Dave Wilson's Farm, Winton, Southland


"Every year we had to rebuild the ramps, 5 grand a year on gravel and lime” “Now it drains really well without wear”


Basic Facts:

  • 180 hectares
  • 500 cows
  • JakMat laid in September 2011
  • 400m 2 underpass laid with JakMat

Main problem on the farm:

  • Potholes form
  • Lime stones keep loading out
  • Cows have hard time walking on the race


  • Very easy to lay
  • Recovers from rain really well
  • Improved drainage
  • Holds the ground together

1.     Remove overburden, apply GAP20 base aggregate and roll

2.     Lay interlocking JakMatDairy

JakMatDairy Ground Stabilization Matting JakMatDairy Ground Stabilization Matting

3.     Fill the mat with Milburn Lime 20mm and compact

JakMatDairy Ground Stabilization Matting

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Case Studies

Check out a number of case studies which show the different uses of Jakmat:


JakMatGeocell is a more robust version of the JakMat and can be used in car parks and utility area construction.

JakMatEnviro is used for walking tracks and environmental protection, for reinforcing ground used by walkers to reduce the physical wear and tear on popular walking tracks and also for farm environments.

JakMatDairy provides a solution to race problem areas on farms caused by high stock traffic.


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