March 20, 2015
Caring for milk quality together
Udder health is important for cow health and good milk production. The use of somatic cell count (SCC) has proven to be a highly useful insight to predict a case of mastitis. However, cows naturally tend to fluctuate on SCC which makes it hard to monitor and treat. To avoid use of medicines it is critical to treat cows at the right time.
Dec. 2, 2014
Danish Lely farmer wins prize for best working environment
We would like to congratulate Sandagergaard (near Skals in the North-Western part of Denmark) for winning the Agricultural Working Environment Award 2014. Gunnar Forum and Solveig Klith Forum run the farm, which they bought in 1989.
Dec. 2, 2014
Lely releases push message when cows are in heat on Lely T4C InHerd
Lely has now released a new T4C InHerd update with additional features. With the Signals tool farmers can now receive a push message when cows are in heat. Next to this new feature it is now possible with the Cow tool to milk cows under supervision. Also the general performance and speed of T4C InHerd have been improved further.
Nov. 11, 2014
Celebrating 20.000 steps of progression in dairy farming
Lely is proud to share that the twenty thousandth Lely Astronaut milking robot has been installed at a dairy farm belonging to Mr. Josef Härle in Ochsenhausen (Germany). This was celebrated together with the owner of the jubilee robot at the opening day of Eurotier 2014. The 20.000 landmark clearly proves that many of today’s dairy farmers have fully embraced farm automation.
Oct. 31, 2014
Lely will demonstrate the dairy farm management of the future at Eurotier
At Eurotier, Lely will demonstrate the Lely T4C InHerd mobile farm management system for smartwatch and Google Glass—a watch and a pair of glasses with a small screen for apps. By using this advanced hardware in the future, farm managers will be able to keep their hands free and have the T4C InHerd tools with all the necessary information to hand at all times.
Oct. 27, 2014
Lely installs the twenty thousandth Lely Astronaut milking robot this year
At the beginning of September, Alexander van der Lely, CEO of the Lely Group, announced that the twenty thousandth Lely Astronaut milking robot is being installed this year. This milestone has been reached twenty-two years after the very first installation of the Astronaut milking robot.