Stray volts cost you in milk

Hockings, Brian
June 2009
New Zealand Dairy Exporter;Jun2009, Vol. 84 Issue 11, p106
Trade Publication
The article discusses problems related to annual milking machinery and dairy checks. It notes that this process is given low attention at drying off since the dairy would not be in use for another eight to 10 weeks. It is believed that time spent in the dairy is the most profitable and critical moment on the farm. Moreover, the stray electricity in the water trough makes cows drink with reluctance when really thirsty, resulting to lower milk production.


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