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 ⇨
Good farm management has the potential to bring about the greatest environmental benefits on a farm. Several products aimed at improving animal welfare also have an indirect benefit on the environment. By increasing the productive lifetime of the cow farmers can reduce the need for feed, land and water per kg of milk produced.
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.