The Brewster family milked cows many years ago and having spent a generation farming beef cattle son Alan was keen to move back into dairying. In 2015 Alan and his father, Willie, bought 230 cows and invested in a 16/32 EuroClass 800 herringbone swingover parlour with Metatron P21 milk metres and the Apollo automatic dipping […]
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 […]
Recently joining the herd is Gilmour and Kevin Lawrie of Sandyford Farm, who said: “We are delighted with our recently installed GEA 30/30 rapid exit parlour with feeding. The new parlour has reduced our milking time and we are really pleased with the IQ Clusters which have helped reduce cell counts. “We are very impressed […]
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“The biggest benefit to using Lactospray on my cows is the teat condition. It is the best it has ever been, and this is helping with ease of milking especially on cows with differing teat sizes.”