A team of University of Alberta students looked at the cost of body condition scoring a farm over a 10 year period showing that an electronic body condition scoring model is more economical than performing them manually.
They often say cats are curious, but perhaps not as curious as a cow. This one wandered right into an office at Hamra Farm after a gate was left open overnight. Have you ever found one of your cows in an interesting place?
To support our customers’ future success, it is key to stay innovative. Throughout the years, DeLaval has been relentless in doing so and during the last 20 years alone has accrued 250 patents. Demonstrating that by being a customer of DeLaval you have access to productivity and efficiency gains, to address challenges within for example animal welfare, work efficiency, food safety and farm... View details ⇨
The DeLaval Optimat automatic feeding systems make it easier for you to deliver a total mixed ration to your herd. To manually measure and mix feed requires precision and is very time consuming. With automation you will save time and eliminate the guesswork while providing the specific feed rations in order to run a successful dairy farm.
To maintain his long-standing family farm and be able to hand it down to the next generation, Herbert Siefried knew he has to invest on the farm. A new barn was built to accommodate an increase in herd size and new equipment has improved the welfare of his cows leading to lower veterinary expenses.
By using a teat dip after milking, you can kill the bacteria that leads to mastitis. However, manually spraying or dipping can be a time consuming and labour intensive task. On the Bauernland AG farm, they have automated the process which has not only reduced the workload, but also occurrence of mastitis.
We are over the moo-n! Our DeLaval Cleaning Analysis tool has won a silver medal at EuroTier 2016! This patent pending tool improves the cleaning procedure before issues occur, securing an optimal cleaning process.