Milking Equipment

Herringbone

Herringbone parlours are the most common parlour type in North America for parlours smaller than a double 12. Cows stand on an elevated platform in an angled or herringbone fashion facing away from the operator area. This exposes enough of the back half of the…

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Parallel

Cows stand on an elevated platform at a 90-degree angle facing away from the operator area. Access to the udder is from behind between the rear legs which can reduce visibility of the front quarters, but provides easy access to the udder and cows cannot…

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Parabone

A parabone milking parlour is a cross between a parallel and herringbone. It’s arranged at parallel spacing, however, the cows stand in herringbone fashion. The cows are placed at a greater angle from the operator (about 70 degrees) than in traditional herringbones, but less than…

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Rotary

The advantage of the rotary parlour is that the cow movement functions are largely automated, which allows the operators to perform tasks more directly associated with milking. Rotary parlours typically require three operators: one for prep, one for unit attachment, and one to check cows…

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Milking Units

The GEA milking units we use have been designed to efficiently maximize milk quality. Whether you are looking for a unit with a more advanced design or one of the modernized classics, we offer several styles to suit your needs. Each unit style is designed…

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Detatchers

Surge set the standard in parlour automation over 30 years ago, and still today GEA WestfaliaSurge (WS) is leading the way. Through GEA WS, we offer a wide variety of detacher options that range from requiring no network or PC all the way to fully…

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GEA Backflush Systems

The Apollo Milk System is an innovative, automated milking unit exclusive to GEA Farm Technologies. This revolutionary product is the first milking unit on the market to automatically apply post-dip and backflush. After a cow is done milking post-dip is applied through the head of…

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Pulsation Systems

Installing a quality pulsation system will increase milk production and provide for better udder health. DLS has been in the milking business for over 25 years and we dont just stop at selling and installing pulsation systems. We have the knowledge and skill set to…

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Vacuum Pumps

GEA vacuum pumps are designed for cow comfort milking with a high yield. The low and stable vacuum is set to the proper level for the teat to maintain healthy udders.

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Wash Control Center

Through the integrated design and flexible programming of the Compass Plus Wash Control Center, the wash cycles can be customized to fit the parlour requirements. This unit can be used on any milking parlour size and configuration. The Compass Plus further saves on energy as…

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Herd Management Systems

With todays ever improving technology herd monitoring can be automated like never before, and all relevant decision-making data can be readily available. Through the GEA Dairy Plan C21 program, you can now monitor and control all major aspects of your herd including the parlour systems,…

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Activity Monitoring

Activity monitors are an effective tool to detect heat and improve your herds reproductive success rate. Research indicates the average estrus cycle lasts up to 32 hours. Optimal insemination time is 10 hours after the onset of estrus. The CowScout S activity monitoring system gives…

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Daritech Backflush Systems

The Daritech backflush system flushes each milking unit after each cow has been milked to prevent bacterial contamination between cows.

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Udder Gun Prep System

The Udder Gun Prep System cleans, sanitizes and stimulates cows teats quickly and consistently. Prepping a cow for milking is one of the most critical steps to milk let-down and production. Through the consistent and proper preparation that the Udder Gun provides, both milk let-down…

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GEA Milk Tank

Koolway milk tanks are built with quality and dependability in mind. When combined with the Koolway scroll condensing unit Koolway Milk Tanks will automatically respond to changes in work load by working harder when needed and conserving energy on lighter loads. They are available in…

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GEA Control Panel

The Koolway Milk Tank control panel, the Expert Tank Control and Wash System allows you to take full control over your equipments cooling and washing performance, saving both time and energy.

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GEA Heat Exchangers

A heat exchanger enables you to use a pre-cooling system to pre-cool the milk prior to the milk entering the milk cooler. This saves energy and money while improving milk quality.

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GEA Heat Recovery Units

Heat recovery units recover wasted heat from the milk coolers condensing unit and use it to heat water that can be used for other purposes.

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Mueller Milk Tank

Mueller milk tanks set the world quality standard years ago, and to this day they continue to meet and exceed worldwide milk tank quality standards. They are available in sizes ranging from 2,271 L to 30, 283 L.

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Mueller Control Panel

The Mueller control panels provide you with full control over the essential blending, cooling and cleaning functions of your cooler to ensure the milk quality stays pure.

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Mueller Heat Exchangers

A heat exchanger enables you to use a pre-cooling system to pre-cool the milk prior to the milk entering the milk cooler. This saves energy and money while improving milk quality.

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Mueller Heat Recovery Units

Heat recovery units recover wasted heat from the milk coolers condensing unit and use it to heat water that can be used for other purposes.

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MilkMaven Parlour Diagnostics

Milk Maven provides real-time diagnostic solutions for milking parlours through sensors that monitor pulsator health, milk temperature, wash water temperature, glycol temperature, and the vacuum pump while notifying producers of out of compliance equipment. By utilizing this equipment, producers can determine the source of milking…

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Industry

June 27, 2016

On June 2, 2016 milk producers from across Canada participated in the Milk Matters Day Rally on Parliament Hill to showcase the importance of Canadian milk and celebrate International Milk Day.  The…

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