Wee Aird Dairy – Love Milk – BBC Scotland This Farming Life Series 5

Dairy farmers Andy and Christine, look after 130 pedigree Holstein dairy cows supplying a local creamery. The camera crews follow Andy preparing to hand over the reins of the business to daughter, Kayleigh, who has big plans for the farm, alongside husband Rab, to sell milk direct to locals. Rab is diagnosed with bowel cancer…

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Sequential bailing milking

Parlours with sequential stalling, or bailing, are attracting increasing interest from producers. GEA Farm Technologies has installed two in the UK and one in Ireland. Tom Steel is getting the benefit of faster milking and the ability of the Dairyplan Herd Management system to control in parlour feeding following the installation of a 26/52 sequential…

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The Mix Feeder from GEA Mullerup

Thinking about dairy farm automation? Think GEA

GEA produces the world‘s most advanced automated dairy farm systems for exceptional milking and feeding performance. Dairy farm automation brings the benefits of  improved labour productivity, feed efficiency and cow health which all add up to better margins. GEA innovations are unique in providing benefits way beyond the average. We are changing the way in…

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Celebrating 10 years of DairyFlow – with Scott Baird

Here at DairyFlow we are celebrating being at the forefront of milking technology in Scotland for 10 years.  Having been with the company for over six years I thought I’d take you through what we’ve been up to over the past decade… In the last ten years we’ve installed over 100 new parlours.  We put…

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Gilmour and Kevin Lawrie of Sandyford Farm

New 30/30 rapid exit improves milking times and cow management

Reduced milking times, improved cow management and hygiene are just some of the benefits father and son Gilmour and Kevin Lawrie have seen in the first four months since installing a GEA Farm Technologies 30/30 Global 90i rapid exit parlour with feeding. A new 120ft by 50ft building at Sandyford Farm, Monkton, Ayr, incorporates the…

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