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Slideshow: Meilink Dairies Ltd.

Published on 12 March 2018

With no room to expand at his home farm, Roelof Meilink built a new freestall barn near Red Deer, Alberta. It originally housed heifers, but the plan was to one day add on a parlour and move in the milking herd.

However, when his sons, Johnny and Erwin, wanted to join their father in the farming operation, they started looking at automation. The barn was retrofitted to include five automated milking systems, an automated bedding system, automated feed pusher and automated manure scrapers.  end mark

Read more about Meilink Dairies Ltd. View the operation in the slideshow below. Photos by Karen Lee.

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