articles about lely
“When we produce 6,000 tonnes, I want to have 8 robots installed."
“The robot is now almost like a 65th cow in the herd.”
"Information is king – it is what drives you to make efficient decisions.”
“We would have never gone into dairy farming if it wasn't for the automatic milking system.”
The herd is producing 200kg of milk solids per day through a Lely robotic milking system.
"This is just an honest opinion from a young farmer, enthusiastic about his system."
“Having the freedom to leave the farm and not be tied to an evening milking, for example, is a huge bonus.” - Shane Seery
"The main reason for choosing a robotic system was labour."
They use 60-acres of miscanthus as bedding for their cows.
He has incorporated grazing and a barn system to keep cows under the roof during unfavourable weather.
One farmer is receiving 40c/L for milk.
Cows are producing a 305-day average of 11,300 litres at 4.01% butterfat and 3.28% protein
There is a robotic feeding system on the farm