Report from two great CowSignals Trainers
William and Kamilla from Australia. They are doing a fantastic job 'down under'. This is what they wrote:
"We thought you might like this clip. We have been working hard on creating a better life for the dairy cows on this farm. The one missing link was a soft and dry bed and we have had endless problems with sick cows, lameness, mastitis etc.
Finally 2 weeks ago the cows went into their new home. William has been working very hard on getting this shed right and we are so delighted with how it is going so far. These cows are milked in robots and number of milkings are up, milk production is up and so is rumination. So far, touch wood, no mastitis. Cows are doing 33 litres (all year round calving and 160 DIM) and the cows are looking a lot cleaner already. We are very excited and so are the owners!
Cheers from Australia
PS: We had to get this shed up “on a bit on a budget” so there are posts in the shed as a single span was too expensive. However, the owner came up with the great tyre idea around the posts as we said that they had to make sure that cows couldn’t injure themselves on the square posts. Anyway, the cows are loving the tyres….the scratch and rub against them so that was a whole other benefit in the end."
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