Nov. 13, 2018
Lely demonstrates: robotic milking is possible without pelletized concentrates
The 'Commodity feeder' for the Lely Astronaut offers a more economic alternative.
Maassluis, November 13 2018 – Milking robot manufacturer Lely offers its Astronaut customers the possibility to dose non-pelletized feed in the milking robot. The option is called 'Commodity feeder' and can result in huge savings on feed costs for robot milkers.
Nov. 13, 2018
Improving farm performances with lean principles
Launch of the Lely DairyWise farm management optimisation program
Maassluis, the Netherlands, November 13 2018 – The landscape of farming is changing; dairy farms are growing but still work with the same amount of labour and routines. In many cases, this leads to high workloads, an increased labour turnover and farm results that have room for improvement. This is why Lely developed the DairyWise farm management optimisation program. The farm specific program, based on lean principles, focusses on target setting, observing the current situation and implementing improvements. With this step, Lely expands their Farm Management Support services.
Nov. 13, 2018
‘Lean in dairy farming’:
Enhanced farm performances through Lean thinking
Maassluis, November 13 2018 – At the EuroTier 2018, Nestlé and Lely jointly presented the book ‘Lean in dairy farming’, that describes a new way of looking at farm management. A practical manual about the Lely DairyWise method, that combines Lean manufacturing tools to add value to every single step in the milk production and herd management process. Based on a collaborative team effort to improve performance by adding value, create flow, removing waste and reducing variation.
Sept. 6, 2018
The next step in automatic feeding
Launch of the improved Lely Vector
Today, Lely is launching the improved mixing and feeding robot (MFR) for the Lely Vector feeding system. The system is now even more focused on improving animal health. Reliability and service life have also been increased through upgrading to even more durable components, such as stainless steel for the mixing bin and auger.
Aug. 29, 2018
Lely launches a revolution in dairy processing
Maassluis, 29 August 2018 – Lely today unveiled an innovative system to process milk on the farm, called the Lely Orbiter. This new automatic processor works 24/7 and has been designed with the highest food safety standards in mind. The system processes milk directly from the milking robots to the bottle. The Lely Orbiter concept offers new opportunities for farmers to market their own milk, support their sustainable future and to meet the demands of today’s increasingly discerning consumers.
April 10, 2018
The Lely Astronaut A5 marks a new milestone in robotic milking
At the Lely Future Farm Days, held at their head office in The Netherlands, Lely introduced a new milestone in milking: the Lely Astronaut A5. Observation of cow-machine interaction and feedback from many farmers has led to the creation of a system that combines proven automatic milking principles with unmatched reliability, ease of use and cost efficiency. The new A5 milking robot means stress-free milking for both the farmer and their cows.