“We saw investing in an AMR as a way of differentiating ourselves from the rest of the industry.”

Nick Dornauf & Bek Tyler milk 600 cows on Gala Farm, and their farm sees robotics as a way of introducing more freedom to the way they farm, making farming appeal more to future employees and getting the future generation excited about the dairy industry.

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Gala Farm

Quamby Brook, Australia

Gala Farm

HERD TYPE

Friesian

HERD SIZE

600

“We see benefits with robotic farming around a greater flexibility in the work day, there aren’t defined morning and afternoon milkings, there’s a lot more varied tasks day to day,” Nick says. “We can choose to do jobs when we like.”

Gala Farm has seen a huge number of benefits since introducing the AMR system, not just improved farmer welfare and flexibility. “From a cow health perspective the voluntary aspect of robotic milking really appealed to us, our production system and our cows.”

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Gala Farm has seen significant animal health impacts compared to their other systems, with a lower clinical rate of mastitis and a lower cell count. The mastitis cases they do encounter are treated quicker and have a faster rate of recovery.

“This system offers an environment of less stress for both the humans and the cows involved.”

“We saw investing in an AMR as a way of differentiating ourselves from the rest of the industry.”

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Learn more about the DeLaval solutions that helps Nick & Bek increase their productivity and improve animal welfare on their farm.

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DeLaval Automatic Milking Rotary AMR™

DeLaval Automatic Milking Rotary - AMR™ is the latest in rotary technology. Having five task-specific hydraulic robots it enables you to achieve up to 1,600 fully automatic milkings every day. DeLaval AMR™ is designed to meet your farm management needs.

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