TITLE

Choosing The Layout That Fits The Robots

AUTHOR(S)
Sharp, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/28/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 12, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Outlines replacement and renovation program of farm buildings in a robotic parlor set-up Westertown Farm, Great Britain. Replacement of an area of disused traditional poultry building with a twin-span steel portal frame structure; Decisions made to concentrate on Jersey cows and house them in cubicles; Specification of sawdust-bedded cubicles and automatic slurry scrapers in the design brief; Details of robotic milking system.
ACCESSION #
9911986

 

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