May 14, 2018
Pilot customers on their Lely Astronaut A5
With the introduction of the Lely Astronaut A5, the newest generation of milking robots saw light. A machine that combines the best of 2 worlds: user experience and customer needs and our own knowledge of robotic milking. Achieved after a long and thorough pilot phase, with over 2 million milkings at more than 30 customers in 7 countries throughout the world.
June 21, 2017
A pasture based system that's truly light-years ahead
Southern Star Farms Ltd is an 456 hectare mixed farm near Waituna Laggon, Southland which runs both a 300 Jersey cows and 2500 breeding ewes and is an operation run seamlessly by a husband and wife duo.
April 26, 2017
100,000 followers on the Lely Facebook page
We recently had the pleasure of welcoming our 100,000th visitor. A milestone we are very proud of. We would like to thank everyone who has found us and has rewarded us with their attention. It goes without saying we would like to stay relevant and would like to know what type of information you are looking for. Please let us know!
Feb. 27, 2017
When automation, technology and data knowledge outweighs doing things the conventional way
Graham Barlow was born and raised on his 68 hectare Gordonton property, Fermanagh Farms and since purchasing the family farm he and wife Rebecca have been throwing convention aside, in place of technology, information and overall efficiencies when it comes to milking 300 Jersey cows.
Feb. 27, 2017
Year-round milking now possible at the Hexters'
Mark Hexter leases his family’s 76 hectare dairy farm between Gordonton and Morrinsville and since installing the Lely Astronaut A4 robotic milking system 5 months ago, has been experiencing a whole new realm of dairy farming.
Feb. 21, 2017
When you have to stop ‘rubbing-in’ how much you love not milking cows
Len and Paul have enjoyed a long, working partnership for the past 28 years on Len’s 57 hectare property in Taupaki, where Paul 50/50 share-milks 170 mixed breed dairy cows. And in 2015, they were introduced to the many benefits of utilising a Lely robotic milking system.