Coming out of the parlour

Collings, Andy
September 2006
Farmers Weekly;9/8/2006 Supplement, Vol. 145, p26
Trade Publication
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.


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