Antibacterial

HippoBED – King size flakes
have high antibacterial properties. It is scientifically proven that the antioxidant essential oils in HippoBED help the air in the bard remain fresh and clean which has a positive effect on the wellbeing of the horse. This characteristic fresh scent of the pinewood from the natural essential oils spreads immediately when the bedding is spread. As soon as the bale is opened, the horse will feel the fresh soothing effect.

HippoBED – King size flakes
The effects of king size flakes on bacteria covered pine bedding. Bacteria has very different survival rates when tested on various wood types including pine, spruce, larch, maple, beech, oak and poplar samples. When tested with the same initial seed load per gram of wood of the same moisture level, the number of viable bacteria on pinewood was killed off the fastest. Further investigation at the DNA level confirmed that the test seeds were actually killed off in interaction with the pine wood.