When you are deciding on what brand to choose, whether you a upgrading or working towards a complete new shed it's worth hearing what other farmers have to say. Showcased here is a broad collection of farmers who have made the decision to go with a Waikato Milking System, and what they have to say. Have a look at their set ups, read what they have to have, then decide.

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Millbank Farm
Te Awamutu, Waikato
Dairy Type:

Orbit Concrete Rotary 


Herd Size:

500 Cows


Plant Size:

54 Bail


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Crossroads Farms Ltd
Te Kawa, Te Awamatu
Herd Size:

680 cows


Dairy Type:

Orbit Concrete Rotary


Plant Size:

54 Bails


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Bruce and Aidan Lundie
South Canterbury
Herd Size:

360 Cows


Dairy Type:

Supa 4 Herringbone


Plant Size:

30 a side


Key Technologies:

Ultimate ECR's, SmartPULS


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Lincoln University
Selwyn, Canterbury
Dairy Type:

Orbit Concrete Rotary


Plant Size:

54 Bails


Herd Size:

420 Cows


Key Technologies:

SmartECRs, SmartPULS, SmartSPRAY, SmartWASH, BailGate Straps, Afimilk Software


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Huaxian Bright Dairy
Shaanxi Provence, China
Dairy Type:

Orbit Concrete Rotary


Herd size:

10,000 Cows


Plant size:

2 x 80 bails


Key Technologies:

SmartECRs, Bailgate straps, Aflimilk Herd Management


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Luke Templeton
Otaitai, Southland
Plant Size:

60 Bails


Dairy Type: Orbit Rotary Platform
Herd Size: 500 Cows
Key Technologies:

SmartECRs, SmartSPRAY, BailGate Straps, SmartWASH


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Andersen Dairy
Idaho, USA
Dairy Type:

Centrus Composite Rotary


Herd size:

1500 Cows


Plant Size:

60 bail


Key Technologies:

SmartSPRAY, SmartECRs, Bailgate Straps


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Brad and Melody Cowan
Nehalem, Oregon, USA
Dairy Type : Herringbone
Herd Size: 300 Cows
Plant Size:

20 a side


Key Technologies:

Smart ECR’s, Smart D-TECT, Electronic Milk meters, Navigate herd management system, Automatic ID


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Benthem Brothers Dairy
Michigan, USA
Herd Size: 2000
Dairy Type: Centrus Composite Rotary
Plant Size:

60 Bails


Key Technologies:

Centrus Composite Platform, SmartECR (automatic cup removers), electronic milk meters, SmartD-TECT mastitis detection, SmartPULS digital pulsation system, SmartWASH fully automatic plant wash system and NaviGate Herd Management system.


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Gazit
Galilee, Northern Israel
Dairy Type: Centrus Composite Platform
Herd Size: 400 Cows
Plant Size:

60 Bails


Key Technologies:

Centrus with HD bails and Pivot rollers, Afi Herd management system, Bail gates


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Lower Shadmoor Farm
Shropshire
Dairy Type: Orbit Concrete Rotary Platform
Herd Size: 1000 Cows
Plant Size:

60 Bails


Key Technologies:

Stainless Steel Bail Gates, Afimilk Herd Management System, SmartECR's, SmartWASH, SmartSPRAY


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Eensgezind Farm & Dairy
Klipheuwel, Western Cape, South Africa
Dairy Type: Centrus Composite Rotary
Herd Size: 850 Cows
Key Technologies:

Centrus Composite Platform, SmartWASH, SmartPULS


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La Mansa Farm
Ruta 106km 215 – 70005 Colonia Miguelete - Uruguay
Dairy Type: Orbit XP Rotary Platform
Herd Size: 500
Plant Size:

50 Bails


Key Technologies:

SmartSPRAY, SmartWASH, Smart ECR’s, Bail Gates


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Alex Nankervis
Corryong, North East Victoria
Dairy Type: Centrus Composite Rotary
Herd Size: 390 Cows
Plant Size:

60 Bails


Key Technologies:

SmartECRs, SmartD-TECT, SmartSPRAY, BailGate Straps


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Heihe ZhongXing Animal Husbandry
Heihe City, Heilongjiang Province
Dairy Type:

Centrus and Orbit


Herd size:

1100 cows


Plant size:

2 x 84 Bail


Key Technologies:

SmartPULS, SmartECRs, SmartSPRAY, Bailgate straps, Afimilk Herd Management