A big soft townie like me make it as a dairy farmer? Pull the udder one! Why John Humphrys finally gave up on his rural dream
The clever ones (don’t let anyone tell you cows aren’t clever: they just look stupid) would take their time about it. They would wait until I had hooked up all six sets of clusters in the parlour to the udders of ... and women who do it every day ...
How To Milk a Cow
Now, dairy farmers know it is best to leave their cows alone. Don't touch their udders until the milking process is complete. Occasionally, you might have to help a cow finish by manipulating the milker, butI only do this ... "under milk" a cow than ...
If you don’t milk a cow…..and then some
I asked my friend, writer of my favorite blog – Northview Diary - if she would help answer some questions on my previous blog, NY Dairy Farmer kills cows, then himself., asking what happens ... do get mastitis, which is an infection in the udder ...
Why you need to provide a clean environment for cows
Germs that cause environmental mastitis grow in moisture, mud and manure ... Making them rush will cause more manure to splash onto the teats and udder. Do not flush the alleyways while cows are walking back from the milking parlor or while they are ...
Robots that milk cows make farmers' lives easier
BOWNE TOWNSHIP — Cow No. 7993 milled around, scratching her back on a rotating brush and munching some lunch. Then, her udder plump ... But the market is poised to grow quickly, said Chad Scholma, owner of Hi-Tech Dairy Supply in Allendale.