Press releases and news

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

Category: Insights

May 2022

Can sensor data collected by DeLaval VMS™ be used to forecast chronic mastitis cases?

There are different sensors available that measure mastitis indicators. These measures are typically used for the detection of (clinical) mastitis. However, sensors can possibly be used after detection as well. After detection, the farmer needs to decide on the right intervention. In order to decide on how to intervene, the farmer may need to know […]

January 2022

December 2021

Holistic thinking is key to sustainable dairy farming

We have talked with Nicolas Tillet, Product Area Manager Animal Welfare & Traffic Solutions, to share some insights with us how our Product Management & Development organisation work to make sustainable food production possible and increase cow longevity. Sustainability on farms is a major topic and we as a solutions provider can be part of […]

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 […]