01 February, 2022
Waikato Milking Systems is building onthe successful launch of its small ruminanttechnology to helpmore Kiwi farmers enterthe emerging dairy sheep and dairy goatmarkets.
The agritech company has its headquarters andmanufacturing plant near Hamilton where it designs and builds milking systems for cows and now sheep and goats too. The company’s Small RuminantsSpecialist Andy Geissmann said strong interest in goat and sheep dairy milking over the past three years had been driven by consumer demand. “People are developing a taste for sheep
and goat milk dairy products and are aware of their nutritional beneits as well as their lower environmental footprint.