Iowa farm improves calf rearing program with robotic feeding

Shannon Dietz and her husband Drew have been raising youngstock on their family farm outside Nashua, Iowa since 2016. In 2019 they upgraded their operation with a Lely Calm automatic calf feeder to improve their calf rearing program. Their story, however, begins roughly 60 years earlier.

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Lely Orbiter

Lely is developing a possible solution, which has the potential to increase the value of milk and strengthen links with consumers. It is a fair, direct, and pure way to increase the value of your herd’s milk. The concept is an on-farm dairy processor, the Lely Orbiter – a system that makes processing milk on the farm affordable, practical, safe and, above all, profitable.

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