rotary

  1. Rotary routine

    Rotaries make up about 30% of farm dairies in New Zealand, and have become popular due to milking efficiency in larger herds.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/milking-efficiently/milking-routine/rotary-routine/

  2. Milking efficiently

    Simple changes saving seconds per cow quickly add up to minutes saved per milking, and hours saved per day.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/milking-efficiently/

  3. Cow flow

    Moving the herd to and from the dairy, as well as making sure cows are comfortable while entering and exiting the dairy are important parts of the milking process.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/milking/milking-efficiently/cow-flow/

  4. 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/

  5. 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/milking-efficiently/cow-flow/rotary-design/the-rotary-entry/

  6. 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/milking-efficiently/cow-flow/rotary-design/bail-and-cupping-area/

  7. 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/milking-efficiently/cow-flow/rotary-design/the-rotary-exit/

  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/milking-efficiently/cow-flow/rotary-design/