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COWSIGNALS (Robotics): What are your cows telling you? -Tregaron

When: May 30th 2018 10:45 to 14:30
Location: SY25 6LG

Penybont farm will soon integrate a fully robotic milking system into their existing buildings and grazing infrastructure. Determined to ensure the new development is fit for purpose, Rob Davies (CowSignals vet) invites farmers currently using robots or considering robots to join a discussion on effective infrastructure design for robotic milking.
This practical workshop will discuss:

  • What to look out for - CowSignals in robotic systems
  • Identifying bottlenecks in production caused by reduced cow flow
  • Managing the cow’s environment to maximise yield
  • Practical methods to improve overall cow health and welfare and maximise performance

Date: 30 May 2018

Venue: Fferm Penybont Farm, Tregaron, SY25 6LG

Time : 10:45 -14.30 

The Workshop: Delivered by Rob Davies of Allen and Partners (Whitland Vets, Dyfed)

Practical on farm session aimed at farmers and herdspeople with herds that are housed for a large proportion of the year with a current or proposed robotic milking platform. The workshop is limited to a maximum of 15 attendees and will run from 10:00 – 15:00. Lunch and refreshments are included.

Places limited—RSVP to Abby 07399 970 988 - abigail.james@menterabusnes.co.uk

Please ensure your clothing and wellingtons are clean for biosecurity purposes. 

The workshop is part of a larger ‘CowSignals’ campaign – for more information on other meetings please visit www.dairy.ahdb.org.uk/events.  

Dairy Pro Points are available for attending this event, Click here for more details.