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Focus on Dairy Equipment

Here we look at the latest developments in dairy equipment technology, milking systems and controlling costs.
Electrical safety in milking parlours
Arthur Byrne, public safety manager from ESB Networks, outlines the danger areas in milking parlours and how hazards can be reduced.
By Contributor on 11 August 2017
Aidan Brennan visits a new 44 unit rotary in Kilkenny for an expanding herd.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 August 2017
Aidan Brennan visits Leicestershire, to see two 24 unit parlours milking cows side by side.
By Aidan Brennan on 12 August 2017
Aidan Brennan visits a recently converted dairy farm in England with a New Zealand style milking parlour.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 August 2017
Peter Varley asks the Department of Agriculture some common TAMS II farmer questions.
By Peter Varley on 12 January 2017
Aidan Brennan outlines what's in store in this weeks focus on milking equipment.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 August 2016
The popularity of rotary milking parlours is increasing. Aidan Brennan asks if they are a viable option on large dairy farms.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 August 2016
On a recent tour of dairy farms, Jack Kennedy spotted some expensive and some not-so-expensive ideas around milking parlours that deserve to be shared
By Jack Kennedy on 11 August 2016
With somatic cell counts declining, Aidan Brennan speaks to CellCheck programme manager Finola McCoy about the lessons learned to date.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 August 2016
Using approved detergents and maintaining a set washing routine is important to ensure clean milking equipment and good milk hygiene, writes Morgan Carty.
By on 11 August 2016
Try to avoid the common errors when making your dairy equipment TAMS II application.
By Peter Varley on 11 August 2016
Teagasc is about to start a new trial with a Lely automatic milking system. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 11 August 2016
New Plastic water storage Tanks 900lts to 10'000 lts. Pottable & general water s...
New Plastic water storage Tanks 900lts to 10'000 lts. Pottable & general water s...

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