A modern effective milking parlour will increase your profits, allow better milk hygiene, improve udder health, and reduce labour costs. Stalls that are 15-20 years old no longer meet modern standards or demands for cow traffic. Improved cow positioning, operator safety and access to the udder are extremely important benefits of modern parlours. The 3 main Parlour types are:
HERRINGBONEThe herringbone milking system is one of the most labour effective batch milking parlours available today. It offers high throughput and efficient labour usage by promoting calm, harmonious cow traffic. Different levels of control are available. You can automate the entire operation or select parts of it for this purpose.
There are many advantages to the Parallel Parlor:
– A complete, fast throughput system for secure and profitable production
– Different levels of automation for selected parts of the milking operation
– A wide range of customizing options
Rotary parlours are labour efficient milking parlors for dairies requiring a high cow throughput per hour. Cows are very calm and the milking routine is the same for every cow, every day. There are 2 main types of Rotary Parlors that Tristar supplies; External Parallel Rotary & the Herringbone Rotary.