Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
A herd's fertility is possibly the single most important factor in dairy farm herd management that needs to be constantly tracked and analyzed. Poor herd fertility is a complex issue, with several factors influencing it, including: milk production, health and body condition, and most importantly, heat detection rate.
Monday, September 7th, 2015
Gone are the days when farmers had to milk their cows manually. Today more and more farms are adopting robotic milking machines which handle the whole milking process. The development of automatic milking machines means that a robot, in cooperation with a computer, carries out the daily milking of the cows.
Thursday, August 27th, 2015
For the end consumer, obtaining milk that is clean and free of harmful bacteria is a must. But how can modern dairy farms ensure that high standards of hygiene are upheld? Using innovative techniques and high quality milking machinery is one thing; day to day administration is another. The milk must be tested and analyzed regularly.