Myths about robotic milking - Part 1
Dairy farmers who invest in the Lely Astronaut milking robot often say that they wish they’d done it sooner. Benefits including increased milk production, better flexibility and work-life balance are all regularly fed back to Lely Centers by customers. Here we tackle the first two of five common myths about Lely robotic milking equipment: “The initial investment is not affordable”, “They are expensive to run and might bring unexpected bills”.
Management, Grazing, T4C & InHerd
Myths about robotic milking - Part 2
In the second of our two-part series we look at three more perceptions or myths that may be preventing dairy farmers from investing in robotic milking.
Cow health, Milking
Part One - Next level dairying: The many benefits of automated milking
At Lely we believe that automated milking systems (AMS) have numerous advantages over traditional parlours from the improved welfare of your herd to better efficiency as well as a host of practical benefits. In part one of our blog we talk to Lely FMS lead Mike Steele about the welfare and efficiency implications of a robotic system.