The unlimited opportunity to drink fresh milk supports the calves’ natural drinking behaviour and has a positive effect on fertility, vitality, milk yield and lifetime of dairy cows.
With its fully automated hose and teat cleaning features, the Lely Calm HygieneBox ensures optimal hygiene. The complete system can be flushed several times a day, including the inside of the teat tip, with one or two detergents. After each time a calf has drunk, the new external rinsing system also cleans the teat automatically with clear water. Additional hygiene comes with the YelloTeat: a teat made of a hygienic material that is highly dirt repellent.
The automated cleaning process can be executed with two tailor-made detergents: the Lely Calm Cid, an acid product, and Lely Calm Lin, a non-chlorinated alkaline product. The first detergent removes limescale, iron and milkstone residues. The second, and non-chlorinated alkaline detergent, effectively removes fat, protein and sugar residues from the milk. The combination of both detergents and applying interval cleaning ensures excellent hygiene of the full system.
For more information, please visit www.lely.com/solutions/feeding/calm or contact your local Lely Center.
March 9, 2020
Lely closes a fantastic year with record sales of Astronaut A5 milking robots
2019 was an exceptional year for Lely. The Lely Astronaut A5 milking robot, which was introduced in 2018, generated record sales. Sales of other Lely robotics in the 46 countries we’re active in shows that the adoption of robots in dairy farms is continuing worldwide. Lely’s performance was noticed throughout the world in 2019. In April, the company was voted ‘Family Business of the Year’, and Lely was officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ at the end of the year. 2019 also marked Alexander van der Lely’s announcement that he would become chairman of Lely’s new Supervisory Board. On 1 January, he was replaced as CEO by Andre van Troost, a former member of the company’s Executive Board. The Supervisory Board’s task is to ensure that Lely continues to be a robust family business in the future.
Feb. 28, 2020
Free Cow Traffic
The basic principle of the Lely Astronaut milking robot
Lely has made some nice videos in which the idea behind some of our products is explained in a light-hearted way. In this way we also show to people from outside the sector that with our innovative automation we are improving the lives of animals and farmers.