In the first year of BovINE one of the priority topics for the workpackage on animal health and welfare was "Lameness in beef cattle". Both, research innovations and good practices then had a lot to do with flooring. One of the research innovations proposed was the use of rubbermats, it is descirbed under the title "Rubbermats on slats - the animal welfare version of slats?" . In Italy a webinar was organized to report about this topic, the recording (in Italian) can be seen by clicking on the picture below.