Friday, September 1st, 2017
By installing a high-capacity, an automated solution tailored to small ruminants, high-scale goat farms can increase efficiency and streamline their workflow. Choosing the right system is paramount to successful operations as it enables the proper monitoring and maintenance of the animals’ physical condition and fertility, which in turn ensures that feeding, reproduction, and milk production reach optimal levels for profitability.
Based on its successful rotary solution for cows, and with the understanding that the management and production needs in goat farming are unique, Afimilk developed and launched a rotary automation solution especially for sheep and goats just over a year ago.
Monday, June 19th, 2017
The Nofim dairy cooperative in northern Israel is a joint venture that came about when two well-known Israeli dairy farms on Kibbutz Gazit and Kibbutz Mishmar Ha’emek decided to merge. The venture, which involved consolidating the two farms (each with 400 cows) into a new dairy facility located at Kibbutz Gazit, was a complex undertaking that required careful planning.
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
Black House Farm increases profitability with Afimilk Cow Monitoring solution
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Starting off as a small family-run business in 1945, Homestead Dairy USA has been passed down over the generations; and has since grown into a commercial dairy farm with about 50 employees and over 3000 cows at 3 different facilities.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Dairy producers are challenged to maximize pregnancy rates and keep cows calving at optimal intervals. One of the major hurdles is accurately detecting heats in cows.
Monday, October 24th, 2016
Though dairy farmers genuinely desire their cows to produce as much milk as possible, it often comes with a heavy price. Ketosis, a metabolic disorder in dairy cows, often strikes the highest yielding cows.
Since the complete prevention of ketosis is not possible, early detection and treatment is the best solution we have.