Computerised bail feeding systems

Computerised bail feeding systems allow different amounts of supplements to be fed to individual cows in the dairy while they are being milked.

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Precision dairy technology: Computerised bail feeding systems (PDF, 315KB)

This fact sheet describes computerised bail feeding systems and the application of this technology on Australian dairy farms. A discussion on the comparison of feeding individual cows different amounts of supplements depending upon current milk yield, days in milk, body condition, etc. or feeding all cows at a flat rate is also included.