“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.


Gala Farm

Quamby Brook, Australia

Gala Farm





“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.”


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.”

Our Solutions

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

Robotic Milking

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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Cow Comfort

DeLaval Swinging Cow Brush

Use of the swinging cow brush will ensure a cleaner coat by removing dirt and debris, allowing cows to more effectively cool their bodies and put their energy into milk production.

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