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FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

Whether using a tie stall, freestall, dry lot or pasture, here are some tips for cow comfort and maintaining farm facilities and equipment.

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If we’re looking for the top equipment trends for 2022, autonomy and automation head the list.

There is a difference between autonomy and automation. Autonomous equipment leverages learning systems through artificial intelligence (AI) and can perform without guidance from a human being.

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Automated milking systems have been around long enough to no longer be considered “new,” yet adopting these systems still comes with a learning curve and some questions that remain unanswered.

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When designing a new dairy facility, there are a multitude of ventilation options available – both natural and powered. If you are planning a building with a ceiling and attic space, you should consider a system that will provide you with the best of both worlds.

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While a blanket of snow covering the landscape may be a beautiful sight for some, it can also be a warning sign on some dairies if a building’s roof is not designed to handle heavy snowfall.

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Dairy farms of different sizes all over the world are pondering if robotic milking should be their next step as they change or grow their dairy business.

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Some years back, the typical self-propelled forage harvester offered 300 to 600 horsepower. Fast-forward roughly 20 years. Forage harvester designs evolved with the times and now offer upward of 1,000 horsepower or more.

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