The effect of the introduction of automatic milking systems on milk quality.

@article{Klungel2000TheEO,
  title={The effect of the introduction of automatic milking systems on milk quality.},
  author={G H Klungel and B A Slaghuis and Henk Hogeveen},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2000},
  volume={83 9},
  pages={1998-2003}
}
Changes in milk quality after the introduction of automatic milking systems on 28 Dutch dairy farms were examined and observations were compared with milk quality characteristics on two groups of farms milking either two (49 farms) or three times (28 farms) per day in a conventional milking parlor. Milk quality data were collected from January 1996 until March 1998. The farms with an automatic milking system are pioneers and cannot be considered representative of Dutch dairy farms. After the… CONTINUE READING