Our Farm Management Support specialists continuously investigate how to improve the milking process even further. They do this by running tests in the barn while using our customers’ knowledge of the Lely barn solutions. In this way they gain valuable insights, which help you to manage your dairy farm more efficiently and profitably.
Since its introduction in November 2016, 850 Farm Scans have been requested. The Farm Scan is a report that shows the individual farm performance in relation to several topics. In this article, the new version is explained.
Management, Cow health, Feeding
Lely Vector feed quality research
Cows are selective eaters and search for the best. Therefore we strive for high-quality feed. However, various factors have an influence on feed quality. In this research, performed by Lely Farm Management Support, we investigated, among other things, whether we could quantify the extent of feed losses in the feed kitchen.
Since its introduction in 2012 various updates have improved the Lely Vector automatic feeding system in terms of hardware, software and user friendliness. With the most recent update it offers dairy and beef cattle farmers more insights and control over their feeding process and results. The entire software redesign is based on user experience. Let us have a look at the highlights.
Management, T4C & InHerd, Milking
Groups in Lely T4C
Management by exception is how Lely T4C has been developed and merged with automatic milking. Healthy cows require less attention so you are able to focus on those that do need your help. To follow up on these cows you can allocate them to a certain manual group, such as ‘Milk 6 times a day’, or ‘Milk 99 times a day’, but is it wise to do this?
Management, T4C & InHerd
Lely T4C InHerd - Health Attentions
Healthy cows are one of the most important things that we strive for. Healthy cows are more sustainable and productive and require less attention. Therefore we want to spend our time as efficiently as possible and spend it with cows that really need attention. With the tool ‘Health Attentions’, in Lely T4C InHerd is this possible.
Renewed T4C Yourguide
Information and knowledge is indispensable in today’s world. Lely Farm Management Support aims to provide this information through a variety of sources and tools. Besides face-to-face contact with our advisors, YourGuide in T4C is a complete library to find answers on T4C and management-related topics. With the content redesign and new look, YourGuide has improved significantly.