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Collecting Yards

Well-designed collecting yards save time and reduce stress, whereas poor designs or improper cow handling will compromise cow flow and welfare. This will lead to poor milk let down, longer milking times and more dunging in the parlour. Is your collecting yard negatively affecting your milking routine?

This Farming Note covers:

  • The importance of space
  • Designing a collecting yard
  • Positive first experiences
  • Backing gates
  • Getting cows into the parlour

Issued May 2016.

About Kingshay Farming Notes

Since 1991 Kingshay has been publishing Farming Notes on issues critical to the success of a modern dairy farm business. These briefings provide dairy farmers, large animal vets, farm consultants and other interested parties with the most important and timely information in a concise two-page format. The information contained in our Farming Notes is written and updated by our experts to ensure accuracy and save you time.

A selection of Farming Notes are available to buy individually from our online shop. To gain access to all our Farming Notes become a Kingshay member.

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