How important is your calving index? With ever increasing pressures on your time, and the fact that a lot of bulling activity happens at night and in the early hours, this is something that can prove difficult to keep track of and can easily slip.
With the current milk price in decline it is more important than ever to make sure you are getting the highest price possible. Ensuring your cows are in top condition and your equipment routinely maintained will help you achieve that. Many udder health, bactoscan and production problems are caused by milking systems needing routine maintenance.
The UK’s first MIone automatic milking system was commissioned on October 18, 2011 at Praunsley Farm, Devon. Three years later the Tucker family are still seeing the benefits and so too are other farmers as the number of installations continues to increase.