March 12, 2021
Lely installs "Commodity feeder" on every new Lely A5 Astronaut
Maassluis, 12th March 2021 –Lely has standardised the installation of the 'Commodity feeder' on the Lely Astronaut milking robot, which makes it possible to feed non-pelleted feed. Two years ago, the Commodity feeder was introduced as an option and it is currently used by hundreds of robotic milkers worldwide.
March 8, 2021
Lely produces 1,000th Vector automatic feeding system
Lely produced the 1000th Vector feeding system today. A special milestone, as they have doubled production in the past three years. The Vector feeding system is now used in 31 countries on a wide variety of dairy and beef cattle farms. The 1000th Vector is on its way to Società Agricola Rendena San Michele's dairy farm in Italy, to feed a herd of 117 to 130 lactating cows plus associated young stock, heifers and dry cows.
March 4, 2021
Lely introduces new milk sampling device
Milking robot manufacturer and barn automator Lely is bringing a new milk sampling device to the market, for use in combination with milking robots. The system called ‘Sampler for Lely Astronaut’ has no electronic parts and is remarkably easy to use and maintain.
Jan. 28, 2021
Lely Atlantic (UK & IE) offers enhanced customer service
Leading farm automation business, Lely, is implementing a new operational system across its franchise network in Ireland. From the end of January, the new structure will offer enhanced levels of support to its existing, and new customers. The changes will see the teams in the South East combined with those from Mitchelstown, with the area run by the new General Manager Brian O’Riordan. Customers in the Wexford, Kilkenny, Waterford, Carlow and Tipperary areas will have access to additional farm support, advice, ongoing maintenance information, and sales services from this new team. They will also continue to liaise with the skilled team of service technicians and professionals at Lely Center Enniscorthy.
Jan. 18, 2021
Hot weather does not affect the quality of silage blocks
On behalf of Lely, the University of Milan conducted a study into the feed quality and heating of blocks of corn silage in a feed kitchen. During the days in which the study was carried out, the temperature was more than 30 ºC. However, the temperature of the corn blocks rose by only 2 ºC.
Nov. 18, 2020
Cloud Connect now available for Juno & Discovery 120 Collector
During this year's Lely Future Farm Days in October a new data platform saw light: Lely Horizon. With the aim of connecting all Lely products to this platform, Lely now introduces Cloud Connect for the Juno feed pusher and Discovery 120 Collector manure robot. Cloud Connect provides users with more control over and insight into the performance of their Juno and Collector.