The Yates farm has been in the family for 104 years. With both of David and Cathy’s children choosing to work in the city, they were facing the thought of selling the farm off. The decision to put in two DeLaval VMS systems secured their future as a family farm.
Cow brushes are a great way to improve the health of your herd. But don’t think you can just set a brush in the barn and forget about it. Maintaining the brush is important in maintaining your cows’ longevity.
Have you been to Hamra Farm yet? Well, you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to get a 360 degree virtual tour of our VMS™ Barn in Sweden. Best viewed on a VR device but still fun without one!
Cows need to lie down and rest. If they are not resting enough there can be a reduction in milk production. Learn the various ways to make sure your cows are lying down and resting a sufficient amount of time.
Social interactions are part of natural herd behaviour. But it is important to have good conditions in the barn, such as space at the feeding area, space around water bowls or troughs and enough good cubicles for cows to rest in.
It is finally that time of year again, the time when we release the cows to pasture at our Hamra Farm in Tumba, Sweden. For us, it is a special day where we invite the local community to enjoy with us. There was not an unhappy face among the crowd or the cows!
DeLaval understands the importance of sustainable agriculture as well as creating a better future of farming for young farmers out there. That’s why we have partnered with CEJA, the European council for young farmers, to put out a survey to hear the opinions on farm sustainability straight from young farmers. If you are a young farmer in Europe, we would greatly appreciate a few minutes of... View details ⇨
Keeping your cows healthy means to detect potential diseases in time and treat the cow accordingly. Well-monitored cows are often well-managed cows. Make sure to set up a good breeding policy, good nutrition and good ability to detect potential disease.
Francisco, our head of integrated robotics for North America, spoke with Thatsfarming.com on the importance of farmers telling their stories to make consumers aware of what actually goes on in the dairy industry.
A heartwarming story on how robotic milking systems helped the Feltz Family Farms achieve a dream of starting a new agritourism enterprise to encourage those outside of the dairy industry to visit their farm.
Millions of people around the globe will participate in Earth Hour on March 25th to shine a light on the need to take climate action to help our environment. But Earth Hour is more than just an hour with the lights off, it’s about creating a sustainable world. At DeLaval, we are committed to making sustainable food production possible and hope that our technology and solutions will aid in a... View details ⇨