Unique sheds make job easier 2 Dec, 2016

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Unique sheds make job easier

The Schuler Brothers Ltd (SBL) dairy goat farm in Te Aroha has a unique milking shed.

Two 40-a-side Waikato Milking System Loopline herringbones, each with its own pit, makes the milking platform one of a handful in New Zealand.

The herringbones were part of SBL’s cow farm; it lay unused for 15 years until the dairy goat farm was set up three years ago.

With 500 cows milked year-round on the dairy farm, Kevin Schuler says the business owners looked at diversifying. Then an opportunity arose to supply Dairy Goat Co-op, Hamilton.

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Source: http://www.ruralnewsgroup.co.nz/item/11185-unique-