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ATB at the EuroTier Hannover

Novel teat cup with integrated inflatable chambers (Photo: Ströbel/ATB)

Novel teat cup with integrated inflatable chambers (Photo: Ströbel/ATB)

Field measurements in a dairy barn (Photo: ATB)

Field measurements in a dairy barn (Photo: ATB)

Nov 11-14, 2014: ATB presented innovations in the field of milking technology and new methodological concepts for designing animal housings. 

 

 

 

Gentle milking: A novel teat cup with smart ‚interior‘, developed by ATB brings relief for the udder

In a further development of the hitherto known cup types, the new teat cup is equipped with two tube-like, inflatable chambers that can be filled with compressed air. The inflatable tube chambers of the new patented MeMo-cup allow to hold the cup at the teat when milk flow is low. It requires no or only very little vacuum to hold: the sensitive teat tissue is protected. 

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Three column concept for optimising an environmentally and animal friendly husbandry

It integrates field measurements, physical modeling, and numeric simulation into an overall system. It combines the benefits of the single methods and at the same time evaluates the methods.

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