Getting Ready for Winter MonthsIn many parts of the U.S., the temperatures are dropping and the days are getting shorter, which means it’s time to start planning for the winter months to come.
Protecting Teat Health During the Winter MonthsAs the days get shorter and colder, considerations in winter management can help protect the health and productivity of your herd.
New Herd Management Help Desk Offers Remote SupportThe Dairy Advisory Group recently launched a new call-in service to DeLaval dealers in North America offering them real-time assistance with DelPro™ Farm Manager software and other herd management questions.
Feeding Transition Cows in a Robotic SystemThe role of the transition cow in robotics is no different than in any other milking system. A good transition program minimizes calving difficulties and metabolic and infectious diseases.
A Flexible Routine is Key to Robotic MilkingA well-established routine doesn’t always mean doing the same thing at the same time, every day. In fact, routines in a robotic barn are often anything but “routine.”
No Time for Lost TimeJohn Donnelly knows all too well how preventative maintenance is a dairy farmer’s first line of defence against breakdowns and lost time.
The Power of Data on Your Dairy FarmToday you can automatically record data that was once impossible to measure – but what are we monitoring, and how can the information help you meet your dairy’s goals?
Cow Traffic Systems for Retrofit Robot BarnsDeciding how your cows will move and flow may be one of the bigger choices you make when planning your robotic milking facility.
It All Revolves Around You: 360-Degree Herd Management with VMS™ V300A dairy farm is a complex business that requires systems that do complex things as simply as possible. The herd management capabilities of the Voluntary Milking System VMS™ V300 take care of the interactions between different processes and inputs with one objective in mind: more, better-quality milk from healthier cows, with the possibility of a healthy lifestyle for the producer.
5 Steps to High-Quality Milk in a Robotic SystemMoving from cow to cow in a conventional milking setup, the milker changes out the rags or towels and keeps his or her hands clean. A robot has a tougher time cleaning off dirt left behind from the last cow and requires a different routine to stay clean and harvest high-quality milk.