Parininihi ki Waitotara (PKW) Taranaki

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A quality product with the right amount of automation has the staff excited at PKW

The farm is managed by 2010 Taranaki Sharemilker of the Year finalists Gary and Sandra Fredrickson.

The Waikato Milking System install features include walk-on weighing, external herd management system, and a SmartD-tect early mastitis warning system linked to SmartECR electronic cup removers and a SmartSPRAY teat spray system.

The Centrus Composite Rotary platform is earthquake-resistant and 22 per cent of the weight of a concrete platform, reducing wear and tear on bearings.

Dairy Type Centrus Composite Rotary
Herd size 620
Plant size

60 Stalls

Key Technologies

SmartD-Tect, SmartSPRAY, SmartECR