The Prezi’s (slide shows) presented in this theme “Managing Incentives” take you through key aspects to consider with regards to the incentives that impact most significantly on cow traffic and therefore milking frequency.

A much more detailed account of the options and key considerations is presented in the information sheet (on the RHS panel) titled “Managing incentives on a large herd AMS”.

There are 2 Prezis in this theme.
This Prezi takes you through the basic principles around using feed as the key incentive to encourage cow traffic. Click on the graphic to view the Prezi.

A large herd may create some challenges with voluntary cow traffic.  This prezi takes you through some practical solutions to dealing with those challenges.
Click on the graphic to view the Prezi.

Main Document

pdfManaging incentives on a large herd AMS
pdfVoluntary cow movement

Related Info

pdfFarmer news story - John van Adrichem
pdfFarmer news story - Greg Dennis
XRefIcon2pp 8-23 AMS Guidelines 2010
XRefIcon2pp 35-38 AMS Guidelines 2010

Further reading

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The Info Sheet library contains detailed information on a range of topics.

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AMS Case Studies: In 2013 FutureDairy conducted labour and lifestyle audits on five commercial AMS farms in Australia.