The University of Sydney, FutureDairy and Dairy Australia have jointly developed the first-ever robotic milking system and it is likely to be released in New South Wales. This archetype has huge potential to offer enhanced productivity and modify a farmer’s standard of living.
Joe Ludwig, Agriculture Minister Senator, will formally inaugurate the dairy, which is located at the Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute at Menangle, South Sydney.
The robotic milking technology has been offered a gold medal ahead of the EuroTier 2010 Animal Husbandry Trade Exhibition. This event is scheduled to be held in Germany by the end of this month.
Steve Whan, NSW Primary Industries Minister, has stated that the robotic milking system can profoundly deal with several labor tasks encountered by farmers, indicating the launch of a "revolution in Australia's dairy industry". He added that the farmers who ultimately shift to robotic milking can allocate more time to focus on planned management for their farms.