February - November 2017 

Grant funding has supported the modernisation of a family dairy enabling the purchase of new milking and cattle handling equipment (digital weigh system and drafting gate).   The introduction of LED lighting has been proven to increase the amount of milk produced per cow and bulling activity and is also environmentally friendly and energy saving. 

LED Lighting 327.09 3  

 

 Whilst the introduction of variable speed vacuum pumps, heat exchangers and modern plate cooling systems all help to reduce the overall energy consumption. 

 

Vacuum Pump

ADF Cluster Flush