Autograssmilk: Combining automatic milking and precision grazing

A. van den Pol, B. O'Brien, F. Oudshoorn, R. Sporndly, V. Brocard, Isabelle Dufrasne

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Automatic milking (AM) system have changed dairy herd management and have significantly reduced the physical work involved. Indoor feeding systems have been well adapted to AM, however grazing has not, thus leading to a decrease in grazing on farms with AM. Grazing has many advantages for the economy, environment, animal welfare and product quality. Thus, AM and cow grazing are each highly valued, but have not generally been considered compatible in combination.
Original languageEnglish
Pages329
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventEAAP - 66th Annual Meeting 2015 - Warsaw, Poland
Duration: 31 Aug 20154 Sep 2015

Conference

ConferenceEAAP - 66th Annual Meeting 2015
CountryPoland
CityWarsaw
Period31/08/154/09/15

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    van den Pol, A., O'Brien, B., Oudshoorn, F., Sporndly, R., Brocard, V., & Dufrasne, I. (2015). Autograssmilk: Combining automatic milking and precision grazing. 329. Abstract from EAAP - 66th Annual Meeting 2015, Warsaw, Poland. https://www-wageningenacademic-com.ezproxy.library.wur.nl/doi/pdf/10.3920/978-90-8686-816-2#page=329