Parlour project takes shape to save time

Short, Wendy
January 2007
Farmers Weekly;1/12/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the replacement milking parlour being constructed at Thornton Grange Farm of Peter Chapman in Cleveland, England. The second-hand Fullwood parlour, which cost £20,000, will be housed in a steel-framed building surrounded by pre-fabricated concrete panels. Chapman believes that the new farm will save an hour a day in milking time.


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