Dairy farmers worldwide face similar challenges around animal welfare, farm profitability, food safety and work efficiency. At DeLaval, we deliver a diverse assortment of fully integrated solutions with a purpose to address these challenges.
Click below to read stories from dairy farmers across the UK and abroad.
“You can’t expect to put robots in and walk away.”
Many smaller herds have problems with outdated equipment and at the same time have to deal with the challenge of knowing what to invest their money in.
"Cow care and comfort are at the very core of the decisions we make on our farm and were a huge part of our decision to build a new robotic facility."
Abiqua Acres takes an individualized approach to cow comfort – the core of the new barn design. They’ve gone beyond robotic milkers to ensure that their cows receive the best care and comfort.
“We proactively manage the health of our herd by identifying issues and nipping them in the bud.”
Butterville Farm started in 1960 with 40 cows. Today, the 1,360 cow herd is a far cry from its humble beginnings but one thing has remained the same at Butterville Farm.
“Reliability is extremely important when you’re milking this many cows around the clock”
More than a decade ago the DeGroot family found a new home in Idaho, helping them expand their operation and maximize the milking potential of their dairies.
"If you’re looking at putting in a new shed or getting into it, you have to consider robots"
Heritage Farms has been organic for 30 years and milks 170 cows. They are the first organic, pasture-based dairy farm in the world to install robotic milking machines, and they haven’t looked back.