Press releases and news

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

Category: Insights

November 2021

Describing patterns of mastitis indicators during a clinical mastitis episode

Our master thesis student Ditsa Panchal was invited by the Scientific Committee at DeLaval to present her project on the development of mastitis indicators for a case of clinical mastitis.  In the VMS, the udder inflammation indicators measured by its sensors have mostly been used to detect clinical mastitis. However, the udder inflammation indicators can […]

October 2021

DeLaval supports Pathways to Dairy Net Zero

The global dairy sector has joined forces to accelerate climate action and help reduce dairy’s impact on the planet. This initiative aims to reduce GHG emissions across the dairy sector. The entire international dairy supply chain, which produces nutritious foods for six billion people and provides livelihoods for one billion people worldwide, is called on […]

September 2021

Teaser feed at milking affects voluntary cow traffic in AMR

A recent study at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences showed that teaser feed in AMR influenced cow behaviour. Introducing teaser feed improved voluntary cow traffic, reduced time in the driveway, time to enter, and the number of cows to fetch. It also reduced the variation between cows in all estimates. These effects were still […]

Reducing food waste on farms

When food is lost or wasted, all the resources that were used to produce this food go to waste. 29 September is International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste initiated by the United Nations. Reducing food loss and waste contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as pressure on land […]

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 […]