ROBOTIC MILKING & MASTITIS SEMINAR 

31 March - 1 April 2020

Tutors; Peter Edmondson & Roger Blowey

 

What will you learn?

 

  • Give you confidence to talk to farmers about robotic milking systems

  • Why move to robotic milking? Advantages and disadvantages. How to help guide your clients through this maze

  • Robot types ~ what's available on the market, what's the difference. 

  • Robot capacity ~ number of cows, idle time. 

  •  Cow flow ~ why this is critical to success.

  • Feeding systems ~ free traffic and guided flow.

  • Milking routine ~ Limitations, how to assess performance. 

  • Mastitis detection and warning messages ~ a potential minefield!

  • Management considerations ~ what must you get right

  • Cow selection at the start

  • Environment ~ What are the key considerations

  • Targets ~ frequency of milking, SCC, mastitis

  • Common problems encountered with robots ~ thing that can and do go wrong 

This is a very popular seminar and so early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. 

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UdderWise Ltd 

Hill Farm Withial Hill

West Pennard

Shepton Mallet

Somerset BA4 6UF, UK