BRIAN ELKINS & SON LTD

Lely Robotic Milking

Lely Center Narberth - Lely Service Center 


We proudly present… the Lely Astronaut A4

Better milk quality, higher milk production together with lower costs lead to higher profits. The Lely Astronaut A4 makes it possible to manage these three aspects to achieve the optimum results.

Lelys Robotic Milking Systems offer you:

Improved lifestyle and more efficient use of their time to manage their farm
- Reliable 24/7/365 support from the world’s leading supplier of robotic milking systems
- The most cost effective way of milking when considering a new parlour investment
- More milk

As few obstacles as possible

 

As few obstacles as possible

Robotic milking is different from conventional milking in many ways. One of the main differences is that cows can be milked more in line with their natural behaviour. To maximise the benefit of this we look for opportunities to create an environment where the cow can be milked under optimal conditions with as few obstacles as possible.

 

Straight ahead is more natural

 

Straight ahead is more natural

The main revolutionary feature of the Lely Astronaut A4 cow box is the walkthrough design called the I-flow concept. As practice and research shows cows are not really capable of making turns. Allowing the cow to walk straight in and out of the box eliminates any unnecessary obstacles. The cow friendly design allows for continuous interaction with the rest of the herd thus eliminating unnecessary stress. With its unique innovations we have further increased the capacity of the Astronaut, ensuring it to be an unbeatable concept and allowing you to maximize your results.

 

The E-link Manager

 

The E-link Manager

Management on the spot allows you full access to T4C to manage your herd through the milking robot.

 

Swinging feeding trough

 

Swinging feeding trough

By moving the trough after the milking the cow is ‘encouraged’ to leave the box since there is nothing in front of her and she can’t get more feed. A faster exit allows for a quicker entrance for the next cow. Although this advantage may look minimal, gaining five seconds per milking can easily result in 15 minutes per day or one extra cow!

 

Faster milking with fewer movements

 

Faster milking with fewer movements

To ensure optimal milking, ideally different settings per quarter are required. The Lely 4Effect pulsation system can adjust pulsation settings at quarter level. It ensures a truly individual treatment of the cow and, hence, “tailor-made milking”. The robust Lely robot arm is tried and true ever since its first installation in 1992. The robotic arm eliminates unnecessary movements, is much gentler for the cow, makes it impossible for milk cups to drop onto the ground and provides for the fastest attachment.

For you, the Lely Center is a sales and servicing hub for innovative products. A hub in which the Astronaut milking robot is central, complemented by a wide range of additional Lely products, all aimed at making the life of a dairy farmer more agreeable, as well as saving labour. The staff members of a Lely Center know many of their customers and prospects personally and they are well aware of what today's livestock farmer expects from the various suppliers of products for dairy farmers. The Lely Center is your local point of contact - an efficient, compact and low-threshold organisation boasting the required local knowledge as well as extensive expertise on Lely products.

We also sell the full range of Lely small barn products such as the Discovery barn cleaner, the Juno feed pusher, the Lely Luna brush and Astri range of cleaning and udder care products. For more information please visit www.lely.com.

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