TITLE

Coming out of the parlour

AUTHOR(S)
Collings, Andy
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/8/2006 Supplement, Vol. 145, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the pros and cons of robotic and rotary milking parlours to dairy farmers in England. The installation of the Lely Astronaut robotic milking units at the farm of dairy farmer Steve Brown in Sedgefield has improved herd health and reduced udder problems. The robotics system is cost effective. Mapledurham Estates manager Rob Wytchard states the disadvantage of the rotary method.
ACCESSION #
22575733

 

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