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    "My understanding is that this dairy has not preformed for previous owners, however with a Dairymaster plant it's a dream to milk in. The cows just flow in and through it."

    Katrina Knowles

     
     
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    Dairymaster allows family to excel in their profession


    In 1998 Kevin & Katrina Knowles were milking 330 cows through a 36 bail Swingover Parlour. Kevin was ready to give up a lifetimes work through frustration with upset, unsettled kicking cows and heifers. By installing Dairymaster equipment in his Parlour things were turned 180 degree's with the benefits of the Dairymaster system being quiet cows and heifers, no cup slips and complete milkout.

    This platform has subsequently allowed the Knowles's to excel in their profession, buying more property and including their family in the business. Kevin comments "In 2006 we installed a 50 unit Dairymaster Rotary including ACR's and Autowasher on this property. Craig and Alice now milk 500 cows through this dairy in around 1 1/2 hours." Most evenings Alice milks on her own allowing Craig & Kevin more time for other jobs on the farm.

    Their original 36 unit Swingover plant was moved to their second farming business with the addition of swing over arms, as the pit was quite wide. This farm milks 350 cows again in around 1 1/2 hours. In this Dairy Chris and Amy  look after the milking. ''My understanding is that this dairy has not preformed for previous owners, however with a Dairymaster plant it's a dream to milk in. The cows just flow in and through it. We have a bit of a mixture of cows in this herd but the Dairymaster liner copes with them all, no problem." comments Katrina.