Archive Article: 2000/11/03

3 November 2000




Cumbria-based Mobile Milking Services, which specialises in providing mobile parlours while on-farm units are being revamped, has developed a smaller version suitable for milking herds with up to 100 cows.

Designed to milk 35 to 45 cows/hr, the mobile milking parlour can be transported to the farm in two halves and then erected as a 10/10 herringbone format.

A key benefit with the parlour is said to be its lower hire cost compared with the larger models -£200/week rather than £350/week.

The 10/10 mobile parlour adopts the same specification as the larger units, including modern, direct-to-line milking equipment. The parlour takes half a day to set up on the farm, according to Mobile Milking Services.


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