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DeLaval at World Ag Expo

            Milking equipment companies make a big investment in their displays at World Ag Expo with lots of space and high tech exhibits including equipment installations.  At DeLaval, Francisco Rodriguez, DVM, explained the wide range of robotic technologies

Photo Caption(A DeLaval VMS robotic unit mounted on a trailer used across the West for demonstrations and training.  A similar unit is used in the East.)

 offered to dairy producers large and small, ranging from the complete robotic milking set-ups to teat spray applicators for conventional rotaries, calf feeders and even body condition scoring.  As integrated robotics manager for North America, he noted that while today there are 40,000 robotic milking units of all brands on farms globally today, he predicts by…

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