Press releases and news

In our press releases and news section you will find our latest press releases and news.

Category: Insights

September 2021

Products, farmers and animal welfare

Anna Lindquist, Director Strategic Program Office and Fabian Bernal explains how our Product Managment and Development organisation support our efforts in sustainability and animal welfare through innovation. “Animal welfare is an integral part of what we do. It is important for our customers, dealer, employees and other stakeholders and it continues to be a high […]

August 2021

Can clots in milk be detected using data from the VMS?

This research conducted by Dorota Anglart and Charlotte Hallén Sandgren from DeLaval and Ulf Emanuelson and Lars Rönnegård from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences was published in Journal of Dairy Science.   Changes in milk homogeneity such as clots are typical signs of clinical mastitis and bad milk quality. Therefore, visual inspection of milk by […]

June 2021

Knowledge of occurrence and prevalence of clots in AMS

What is the incidence of having clots in milk for VMS cows and what are the risk factors? These questions are answered in the paper “Homogeneity density scores of quarter milk in automatic milking systems”, published in Journal of Dairy Science on 11 June 2021. Homogeneity changes in milk, also called clots, are some of […]

Planning a new barn for dairy cows? Managing Director of Hamra Farm shares some valuable tips

DeLaval is investing in its own farm, Hamra Farm, to prepare for future dairy production needs. The farm is run as a commercial farm, but it is also a showcase farm for DeLaval customers, as well as a research barn where DeLaval equipment is tested and analysed. Johan Bjurevall, Managing Director at Hamra Farm, shares some advice on what to think about when planning a new barn. What is most important when starting to plan for a new barn?  First, you need to have […]

Performance and profitability of pasture-based Automatic Milking Systems

We invited Juan Gargiulo to present his research in Performance and profitability of pasture-based Automatic Milking Systems. This is the first research on the economics of pasture-based AMS which utilises comprehensive commercial farm data and is not based on simulations. The research was conducted as part of Milking Edge an #ausdairy project by @nswdpi @Dairy_Australia. Combining pasture […]

Increasing our knowledge in sustainable dairy farming – focusing on housing design and management for large dairy herds

DeLaval experts and guest speakers, including Professor Jack Britt, specialized in emerging applied technologies, agricultural systems, biotechnology and bioenergy shared valuable knowledge at the bi-annual Large Customer Project Support and Development Conference.  DeLaval colleagues working with planning, design, consultancy, dairy farming advisory and farm management support attended the two-day digital event. Over 150 attendees listened to speakers from Arla, Tetra Pak, National Milk Producers in the US and DeLaval experts who shared […]