Stall Divider Loops

Source: Dairyland Initiative University of Wisconsin-Madison The lower divider rail design and placement is critical! Freedom stalls, green stalls, Michigan’s, dog bones, wide loops, narrow loops –...

Effects of alternative deep bedding options on dairy cow preference, lying behavior, cleanliness, and...

Source: Journal of Dairy Science, T. Wolfe, E. Vasseur, T.J. DeVries, R. Bergeron Cows spend more time lying down when stalls are soft and dry,...

A free stall reimagined

Source: University of British Columbia Open space is an important feature of a lying environment to dairy cattle, as this allows them to more easily...

Bedding Options for Dairy Cows

Source: University of Massachusetts Amherst Introduction Some type of bedding is needed in almost every dairying operation. The best bedding choice will depend on the type...

Largest robotic milking research facility in North America to open at UBC Dairy...

Fully robotic milking farm will advance dairy research, attract students and educate public. The University of British Columbia (UBC) Dairy Education and Research Center will...

Bedding Management

Source: National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals – Dairy Cattle, Section 1.6 To ensure cows spend...

Feedbunk Design

Source: Dairyland Initiative University of Wisconsin-Madison Feedbunks may be most commonly designed either with headlocks (head gates, stanchions etc.), or with a single post and rail...

Dairy housing: ventilation options for free stall barns

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs This factsheet was written by Harold K. House, P.Eng., Engineer, Dairy and Beef Housing and Equipment, Clinton, OMAFRA...

Lely produces 1,000th Vector automatic feeding system

Source: Lely Lely produced the 1000th Vector feeding system today. A special milestone, as they have doubled production in the past three years. The Vector...

How Pulsation and Vacuum Time are Different in Robotic Milking Systems

Source: Lely, Kaden Schvaneveldt Milk yields are maximized when calm cows are milked with a consistent routine. The pulsation ratio or vacuum of a milking machine...
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