TITLE

Relaxed cows and keeper--thanks to robots

AUTHOR(S)
Hunt, Jeremy
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/23/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of the Lely robotic milker by breeder Tim Laycock at his farm in Lancashire, England. It mentions that the Lely milker is being used 3.4 times a day by a group of cows and 1.9 times by stale cows. Laycock claims that the robotic milker has enabled him to pay more attention to the cows' health.
ACCESSION #
24525588

 

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