El Tunal is a household brand in Venezuela producing milk, pork, eggs and beef. The company owns a slaughterhouse and its own milking and feed processing industries. (www.eltunal.com)
They started out milking 2000 cows but this has now grown to 2500, and will further extend to 5000 in the long term.
The key objective of the project was to improve milking time, efficiency and technology'. They chose Waikato because 'Waikato Venezuela was a real partner, fulfilling expectations from the beginning and found them to take full responsibility for the process. We were able to trust them completely.”
|Dairy Type||Orbit Concrete Platform|
|Herd SIze||2500 cows at the moment but doubling in size soon|
|Plant Size||80 Bails|
|Key Technologies||SmartPULS, Stainless Steel Backing Gates, Afilite MM, and Sorting Gates|