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 defense 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.
Success Using DelProThe DeLaval Dairy Management Advisory Team is a group of people that are passionate about robotic milking. We work with your dealer to provide the support you need to achieve your production, milk quality and cow comfort goals.
Reproduction Management Tips with DeLaval DelProThis is part 1 in a three part series. When using activity as a tool, you need to know where to look and how to adjust:
Reproduction Management TipsThis is part 2 in a 3 part series. Regardless of whether your goal is 30/30 (30% pregnancy rate and 30,000 lb average) or 30/15 (30% pregnancy rate and 15,000 kg), the number one area to focus on to help improve the productivity of many dairy farms is in the area of reproduction.