dairy design

  1. Cow flow

    Moving the herd comfortably to, from, and within the dairy is an important part of the milking process.


  2. Blueprints and building

    Information and example dairy layouts to assist with project management.


  3. The Rotary Entry

    Improve cow flow and milking efficiency by ensuring the connection between the yard and inside of the dairy is well designed.


  4. Bail and Cupping Area

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


  5. The Rotary Exit

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


  6. 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.


  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.


  8. New Dairies and Technology

    Considering an update or replacing your dairy? Check out our guides for help with decision-making, example blueprints and info about various technologies.


  9. Do you need an upgrade?

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


  10. Herringbone Exit

    Exit races should be designed to enable easy drafting and ensure cows can leave the platform quickly and safely.


  11. Herringbone Entry

    The connection between the yard and the inside of the dairy should be designed to encourage cows to enter, and improve cow flow.


  12. 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.


  13. Dairy environments

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