Hickory Lawn Dairy established its current system, milking 740 cows with 12 Lely Astronaut A5 robotic milking, in May 2019.
Since moving to robotic milking, the Schmidt family has reduced their cull rate by 15% and increased their average production per cow per day by 10-15 lbs.
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