herringbone

  1. Herringbone

    The herringbone is the most common dairy type in New Zealand. Find out more here about how to maximise efficiency in your herringbone.

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

  2. Operating a Herringbone

    Find out here what factors ensure your shed is operating efficiently.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/operating-a-herringbone/

  3. MaxT - Herringbone

    The MaxT strategy can increase the number of cows milked an hour in many dairies, find out more here.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/maxt-in-the-herringbone/

  4. 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/

  5. 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/

  6. 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/

  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. Efficient Milking Routine

    How milkers work together will determine how many cows can be milked an hour, and an efficient milking routine is especially important in large herringbone systems.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/efficient-milking-routine/

  9. Herringbone Efficiency Calculator

    Find time savings by entering your farm details into the milking efficiency calculator.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/herringbone/herringbone-efficiency-calculator/

  10. 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/