Dennis Nickerson has never really milked cows, nor especially liked the concept, so it's surprising to discover that he collects milking machines and related accessories. So how did he get interested in milking machines? Through his interest in gasoline engines.
The local farms had Guernsey or Holsteins herds of cows. It wasn't affordable for these small farmers to switch to the bulk tank system so many farmers were being forced out of business, having to sell their long-time family farms. A few were able to hang on for a few more years, selling "separated milk" to the local creamery which still shipped in cans.
Could an automatic milking system, or AMS, bring more profits to your farm than milking in a parlor? Tranel said that farmers should consider cash flow, profitability and quality of family life when weighing whether or not to install AMS. A study of 15 farms with 41 robots, an average of 60 cows per robot and an average herd size of cows found that the hours of milking labor decreased by 75 percent.
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In clouds almost as low as a snake milker's bucket, sailing into the ethereal beauty of Milford Sound on the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand. As a point of interest, Fiords are depressions near the sea that have been scoured by glaciers. Sounds are formed by the action of running liquid water. Milford Sound is in the vast Fiordlands National Park that covers an area of 12, square Kilometres or 4, square miles.