The unlimited opportunity to drink fresh milk supports the calves’ natural drinking behaviour and has a positive effect on fertility, vitality, milk yield and lifetime of dairy cows.
With its fully automated hose and teat cleaning features, the Lely Calm HygieneBox ensures optimal hygiene. The complete system can be flushed several times a day, including the inside of the teat tip, with one or two detergents. After each time a calf has drunk, the new external rinsing system also cleans the teat automatically with clear water. Additional hygiene comes with the YelloTeat: a teat made of a hygienic material that is highly dirt repellent.
The automated cleaning process can be executed with two tailor-made detergents: the Lely Calm Cid, an acid product, and Lely Calm Lin, a non-chlorinated alkaline product. The first detergent removes limescale, iron and milkstone residues. The second, and non-chlorinated alkaline detergent, effectively removes fat, protein and sugar residues from the milk. The combination of both detergents and applying interval cleaning ensures excellent hygiene of the full system.
For more information, please visit www.lely.com/solutions/feeding/calm or contact your local Lely Center.
Sept. 2, 2019
Alexander van der Lely to become chairman of the Supervisory Board,
André van Troost appointed as new CEO of Lely
Maassluis, 2 September 2019 – An important change will take place in the management of Dutch family business Lely in the coming months. From January 1, the current CEO, Alexander van der Lely, will become the chairman of a newly formed Supervisory Board for Lely. This Supervisory Board must ensure that Lely remains a healthy family business. The current Vice President Customer Care, André van Troost, is appointed as new CEO of the Lely Group as of 1 January 2020. The Executive Board team remains unchanged.
June 21, 2019
Italy hosts inspiring ‘Red Cow event’ for Dairy XL farmers
By connecting almost 80 guests, 45 companies and 12 nationalities, the Lely Dairy XL community celebrated its second international Red Cow event in the Lombardia region, Italy. Members of this community were able to gain new insights into managing large dairy farms, discuss common challenges and connect with the local way of dairy farming.