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FUTUREDAIRY

Australia’s leading research body for automatic milking in large herd grazing-based farming systems.

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AMS LARGE HERD GUIDELINES

The Large Herd Guidelines focus on managing a large herd with automatic milking.

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GUIDELINES FOR PASTURE-BASED AMS FARMS

These guidelines are designed to give you a sense of what is involved in managing a pasture-based AMS.

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PARTIAL BUDGET CALCULATOR

Identify the economics of implementing an Automatic Milking System (AMS).

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Bigger is not always better - When it comes to equipment in robotic dairies, bigger is not always better, as FutureDairy energy audits showed. Gabriel Hakim, AgVet Projects, undertook energy assessments on 10 farms with automatic milking systems (AMS). One of his key findings was that most AMS dairies were operating with equipment that was oversized for the needs of automatic milking, resulting in unnecessary electricity consumption.

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An easy way to start thinking about how automatic milking might work with a large herd.

Publications

The Publications library contains detailed Info Sheets on a range of topics, AMS Case Studies and more…

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