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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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Latest News


Keeping cows cool with robotic milking - Dairying in the subtropics at Dobies Bight, NSW, Wayne and Paul Clarke know too well the importance of keeping cows comfortable in hot and humid weather. When they installed an automatic milking system (AMS) they entered relatively unchartered territory in terms of keeping cows cool.

New resource for milking robots!


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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