Robot milking at Meadow Bank Farm
While many farmers are moving to grass-based systems to lower costs, one family farm in Shropshire has decided to do the complete the opposite in order to future-proof their dairy business from market volatility. The Ashley family has invested heavily in new infrastructure and technology, installing milking robots. The strategy has had resounding success, with cow yields doubling to over 50 litres per cow and costs falling dramatically – making them the seventh highest robotic system for milk production in […]