milking parlour© Tim Scrivener
Simple milking parlour adjustments costing just 50p a cow are helping a Pembrokeshire dairy farming partnership improve teat hygiene and milk quality, and reduce annual concentrate costs by up to £30,345. The Harris family milk 350 Holstein Friesian grazing-type cows on an organic system at Ffosyficer, a Farming Connect Focus Farm near Boncath. The autumn-block calving herd is milked in a 15-year-old 20/40 herringbone parlour. See also: Four ways to improve your milking parlour routine Improving the milking routine has […]