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 […]
The M2M cow cubicle, which is available from DairyFlow, is a patented design tested and developed by Kingshay, the Independent Dairy Specialists, together with GEA Farm Technologies Royal De Boer.
Individual cow activity monitors have helped many dairies improve their heat detection rates in recent years. By tracking increased levels of cow activity, the monitors help farmers identify cows in the initial stages of estrus, which can lead to more timely insemination, reduced reproductive hormone expense and improved pregnancy rates. But these monitors can do even […]
Boost your IQ with the world’s first four way milking cluster. The IQ Cluster from GEA Farm Technologies, collects milk in four separate guide chambers. This allows each individual teat to be milked separately – effectively isolating each quarter, helping prevent intra-mammary cross-infection, improving udder health, operator efficiency, milk quality, yield and milking time. The innovative […]
“The parlour is working very well indeed, we love it. It’s excellent to work in, the cow flow is great, the P21 display meters tell us everything we need to know and milk quality has improved.”