Pasture based automatic milking systems are already being embraced by dairy farmers across New Zealand and are changing their lives and production for the better. 

Perfectly suited to pastoral milking systems just like we have here, automating your milking means less labour costs and leads to more efficient milk extraction and animal knowledge. What may also surprise you is you can increase your production by at least 10% with the Lely Astronaut.

Naturally you’ll be curious to know more, so we've put together a compilation of key features and benefits of the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system and how it will help you to run your pasture system more efficiently.

Plus, you can compare your costs and your benefits by converting to a Lely Astronaut automated pasture based milking system.


Improve your lifestyle

Let our system take care of the jobs you hate to do.

Spend more time doing what you love on the farm and less time doing the things that you wish you didn't have to.

Improve your production by 10%

Let our system help you boost your herds' production.

The Lely Astronaut is proven to increase your herds production by at least 10%, in comparison to other milking parlours.

Improve your herds' health

Let our system give you the insight to manage your herds' health.

The Lely Astronaut knows so much about each individual cow and knows when there is a potential health issue.

Improve your labour efficiencies

Let our system take care of milking your cows.

Manage more cows, with less labour units thanks to the Lely Astronaut automated milking system taking care of the big jobs.

Frequently asked questions

Questions? Let us answer your burning questions.

Plus, provide you the detail around how and why the Lely Astronaut robotic milking system is so successful in New Zealand.

It's their system. Is it yours?

Unequalled service

Questions about finance? We will be glad to help and advise you.

Regardless of the date or time, you have technical support 24/7.

When the milking equipment is working, we are there to further optimise it.

Why Lely?

Flexibility and well-being for yourself and your cows while at the same time producing high-quality milk. That is what our barn or pasture-based concept offers. From milking to feeding and from care to efficient grazing.