I had a professor in college that said, “If you want to see real invention, go to three farms within 20 miles of here and I guarantee you will see at least one example.” He is still being proven correct.
I visited a farm a couple of weeks ago with the purpose of testing the equipment to determine if our liners were performing correctly. I found the equipment to be operating correctly at this dairy, but the innovation my former professor talked about is shown in the couple pictures I posted here.
As milkings get longer, bedding sources get varied, and exposure levels increase, tools to help lower bacteria levels in all areas of the milking parlor are more necessary. The ability to rinse the cluster between cows with a sanitizer solution to reduce bacteria in [Read more…]