Six Months in, Family says Robotic Milking Delivers ‘Smooth Ride’

Posted by Team Lely on Oct 06, 2014
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Tri-State Neighbor reporter, Barry Amundson, recently featured the Nussbaum family of Garretson, South Dakota, who is happy with their Lely A4 Astronaut robotic milking systems, Lely Juno automatic feed pusher and a Lely Discovery mobile barn cleaner. Not only is the Nussbaum family happy, but so are the cows, evidenced by the increased production with a few giving more than 100 pounds of milk a day. Read an excerpt of the article below or check out the entire article.

Six months after starting operations in their robotic dairy barn built from scratch – and after literally thousands of visitors from around the world – the Brad and Monica Nussbaum family is happy with their new facility near Garretson, S.D.

_CSO5370_cow_exiting_A4_9i A cow exits a Lely Astronaut automatic milking system. Photo by Lely.

Most of all, of course, they’re happy about their steady increase in milk production.

“Every milk pickup from the first one back in March to today’s has been an increase,” Monica said.

That’s what the Lely company promised in their sales pitch.

“It’s true,” she said. “It’s like promising a car that offers a smooth ride, and this has.”

Read the entire article.

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