dairy design

  1. Dairy environs

    Creating a good dairy environment is key to an efficient milking. This includes dairy design and milker behaviour.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/dairy-stockmanship/dairy-environs/

  2. Herringbone Entry

    The connection between the yard and the inside of the dairy should be designed to encourage cows to enter, read more here.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/herringbone-design/herringbone-entry/

  3. Bail and Pit

    The design of the milking bail, pipework and pit are important factors in welfare and ensuring good cow flow into the dairy.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/herringbone-design/bail-and-pit-design/

  4. Herringbone Exit

    The design of dairy exit races can have a large effect on how quickly cows leave the milking platform, and how easily they can be drafted.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/herringbone-design/herringbone-exit/

  5. Do you need an upgrade?

    Big projects often require a large outlay. Check out our helpful advice and tips here.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/new-dairies-and-technology/do-you-need-an-upgrade/

  6. New Dairies and Technology

    The dairy is a significant investment. Use this section to make informed decisions when building a new dairy or installing technology.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/new-dairies-and-technology/

  7. Herringbone Design

    Making sure cows are comfortable while entering and exiting the dairy as well as during milking, will have big benefits for cow flow and efficiency.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/herringbone-design/

  8. Rotary Design

    Making sure cows are comfortable while entering and exiting the dairy as well as during milking, will have big benefits for cow flow and efficiency.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/rotary/rotary-design/

  9. The Rotary Entry

    The connection between the yard and the inside of the dairy should be designed to encourage cows to enter, read more here.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/rotary/rotary-design/the-rotary-entry/

  10. Bail and Cupping Area

    Good platform design can help keep cows and people safe and it helps cow flow into the dairy.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/rotary/rotary-design/bail-and-cupping-area/

  11. The Rotary Exit

    The design of dairy exit races can have a big impact on how quickly cows leave the milking platform, and how easily they can be drafted.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/rotary/rotary-design/the-rotary-exit/

  12. Blueprints and building

    Information and example dairy layouts to assist with project management.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/new-dairies-and-technology/blueprints-and-building/