Hoard's Webinar-Economic and User Experience of Automatic Milking Systems

Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Field Specialist, Larry Tranel in this Hoard's Dairyman Webinar discussion producer management and economics of robotic milking systems.  In 2017, 15 producers responded to the survey, showing a positive response in switching from previous milking system to AMS systems.  An average of 30% more cows are able to be milked with an average of 50% less labor.  Production increased 17% while SCC dropped 18%.  Feeding and housing efficiencies were gained as well.