GEA Farm Technologies Thursday announced the entry of its MIone multi-box robotic milking system into the North American Market.
The udder prep process used by the MIone has been Atlantic-Midwest Dairy Equipment Review Committee approved and therefore FDA and state inspector accepted. The MIone meets quality standards and guidelines set forth by industry regulatory agencies.
The MIone utilizes one robotic application arm to service up to five milking boxes. A 3D camera simultaneously "sees" the teat cup and teat, for precise attachment. Once the teat cups are attached, teat cleaning, pre-dipping, drying, a milk quality check, stimulation, and milk harvest are executed in sequence - within the teat cup.
The MIone prep process includes teat cleaning and pre-dipping. Also, the design of the MIone milking rack allows for trouble-free manual attachment of the teat cups when required, which is not possible on competitive robots. Lastly, the MIone uses patented Stimopuls technology to optimize teat stimulation, enhancing milk let down.
Smart cow flow, maximum cow comfort, and proper feed management are part of the intelligent barn designs that accompany the MIone milking center. Dairy design services from GEA Farm Technologies can customize a barn layout based on individual dairy requirements that focus on total cow management, whether the dairy desires free flow or milk-first, feed-second guided cow traffic.
The MIone is available through selected GEA Farm Technologies dealers. For more information about the MIone multi-box robotic milking system, contact GEA Farm Technologies at 1.877.WS.DAIRY or 1.877.973.2479.