16-01-2014 00:08 AM | Australia

Robots lift throughput on Tasmania dairy farms

In the dairy industry, there's a highly ambitious goal of finding technically and economically viable applications for robotics.

And great strides are being made near Deloraine at the Dornauf family's Gala farm, which is pioneering the world's first commercial robotic rotary dairy.

It's two and a half years since Nick Dornauf started using the De Laval automatic milking system and he says it's freed him up to spend just a couple of days hands-on at the farm.
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