When a producer plans to build a new barn, a number of questions arise. Many will opt for a free-stall barn, but what to choose, parlour or robot?
When reviewing the data, the producer will find that the milking robots have higher productivity in every part of Canada, but on the other hand, the fat test is a little lower. On the other hand, parlours have the highest fat test and have lower calving intervals than milking pipelines, but are about equal to milking robots.
These are the type of findings you will discover in the 2020 Milking System report. Enjoy the article!