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.
Management, T4C & InHerd, Cow health
Introduction of the Lely Meteor App
Improving hoof health and thus enhancing animal well-being and farm economics are the most important goals of the Lely Meteor total approach*. The combination of the automation tools, consumables and Farm Management knowledge makes Lely Meteor unique and successful in achieving optimal hoof health. In order to be able to register and analyse the location and severity of disorders per hoof in detail, the Lely Meteor App has been introduced.
Management, T4C & InHerd
Missing ‘cows to collect’
Collecting cows that are too late for milking is part of a farmer’s daily routine. When using Lely T4C InHerd, this job becomes easy and efficient. However, occasionally it can happen that the number of ‘cows to collect’ in InHerd does not match T4C Report 11 on the desktop.
Benchmark has been operating since January 2010 and can be accessed by all advisors or veterinarians through internet upon making an account. Each and every Lely milking and feeding robot produces data. This data is extremely valuable, not just for farmers, but also for you as an advisor. Supplementing your knowledge with these actual data will enable you to serve your farmers even better.
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.
Management, T4C & InHerd
T4C management system
Lely often states that the introduction of the milking robot has not only automated milking but that it has changed overall management on dairy farms as well. The milking robot's management program provides extensive information, allowing you to make better management decisions sooner. Thanks to the robot you collect a massive amount of data on milk, behavior and, hence, on the health of your cows. By introducing the latest version of its T4C (Time for Cows) management program, Lely now makes a next move.
Maize is the most common feed for dairy cows. As well as containing vital nutrients, the starch in maize also provides cows with the energy they need to produce milk and/or meat. When harvesting maize for whole crop silage it is essential to conserve 100% as this is your base for the coming year. This article looks at a few points that you should bear in mind.