Browsing Tag

Autofeeders

Farm Features

Labor and Maintenance. Dairy Farmer Paul Hammock’s Journey with Autofeeder Systems.

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube's privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

While there are claims of saving in labor with the autofeeder system, the Hammocks wanted to develop a system which provided an environment which allowed more time for management of calves by reducing the demands of some of the more labor-intensive chores of feeding, cleaning, and treatment of calves. Read more…

CONTINUE READING
0 0 0 No comments
Farm Features

Plan for Success. Dairy Farmer Paul Hammock’s Journey with Autofeeder Systems.

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube's privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

Their initial experience with one feeder in a retrofitted facility convinced the Hammock’s to make the investment in a new facility designed for use of the Foerster Technik autofeeders. They visited other farms and obtained information from multiple sources including their dealer. Read more…

CONTINUE READING
0 0 0 No comments
Farm Features

A great Start. Dairy Farmer Paul Hammock’s Journey with Autofeeder Systems.

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube's privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

Hammock Dairy is a family business owned and operated by several generations of the Hammock family and is located in southern Virginia. This blog post will feature a discussion with Paul about their dairy business and how they explored the use of the autofeeder system. Read more…

CONTINUE READING
0 0 0 No comments
Calf Raising

Transatlantic Calfblogger Talk with Dr. Peter Zieger, Germany

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube's privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

Successful calf rearing is a contemporary issue all over the world. Everybody should know that healthy calves are the future of dairy farms. But how important is professional calf rearing for US farmers? How important is it for the Europeans? For the Germans? Do we have similarities? What is different? What can we learn from each other? Have a look at a highly interesting discussion with my German counterpart, blogger and veterinarian Dr. Peter Zieger…

CONTINUE READING
0 0 0 3 comments
Getting Started

Considering a calf autofeeder system? Plan for success!

YouTube

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube's privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

Group housing systems for calves are gaining rapid acceptance supported by research and experiences of successful dairy producers. However, success is dependent upon some serious advance planning and knowledge of the essentials for achieving success. Read more…

CONTINUE READING
0 0 0 No comments