In the Milking Parlor | U.S. Dairy

In the Milking Parlor

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  • December 28, 2016

The milking parlor is a daily destination for cows that are ready to be milked at the farm.

The milking parlor has evolved with the times, and today’s facilities are designed to assure a smooth and quick experience for cows. It takes about five to seven minutes to milk a cow on most farms, thanks to technological advances such as automatic milking machines. It’s certainly a far cry from the days when farmers sat on a stool and milked each cow by hand!