This newly designed Cow garden is getting quite some attention here in the Netherlands. Chris Bomers from Groenlo is now testing his design. The garden has a soft floor and is filled with hedges to make it look more natural. They have robots for cleaning, feeding and milking. Right now they are testing with 20 cows. The biggest challenge right now is the manure eating robot. Will it clean well enough to prevent mastitis?
Journalist Annemieke van Dongen wrote an article about the garden. She gave an impression from the cows point of few. Read full article (in Dutch) here >>
"Nice, our cow garden. With help of veterinarian and cow whisperer Joep Driessen'.
Please let us know what you think of the cow garden! Is it better than the old system?