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Here at Trouw Nutrition/Shur-Gain we want to help farmers innovate and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Robots and AMS will inevitably be a huge part of the coming new technologies shifts. But right now, there are still a lot of questions.

We've got our Dairy Nutrition Advisors working on answering those 
questions and providing Canadian dairy producers with the insights they need.

Milking Robots Overview

The Hard Data on the Impact of Milking Robots

Get all the stats and concrete details on how robots can improve your operation. 

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Measuring Success

Milking Robots Key Performance Indicators

One of the most important parameters to look at is the kg of milk/robot/day or kg of fat/robot/day. See what works best for you. 

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Milk Speed, Box Time and Your Bottomline

An important KPI to consider for an AMS herd is the time needed to milk the cows. This is a combination of the time needed to prepare the cow before milking (stimulation time or treatment time), the milking time, and the post milking time.

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Cow Traffic Systems in Robot Milking

Critically evaluating the different cow traffic systems is difficult as each has its ardent advocates. All three cow traffic systems work well, so it is important for
producers to select the system that best suits them, promotes
cow well-being, and meets their goals.

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Robot Milking and Dealing with Fetch Cows: A Complete Overview

A fetch cow is a cow that does not come to the robot voluntarily to be milked within a certain interval defined by the producer. They can have a serious impact on your herd's performance. Here's how to handle them. 

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Udder Health in Robot Milking

Mastitis is a serious and costly disease and measures taken to reduce the incidence in a herd will be well rewarded. 

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