13 Tips To Manage Your Parlor In Winter

13 Tips To Manage Your Parlor In Winter
1/20/2017

The cold, winter weather can wreck havoc on your day-to-day operations. To make sure cold weather doesn’t cause your herd too many challenges, keep an eye on the following areas:

  • Evaluate vacuum and take-off settings
  • Protect parlor entrance and exit areas
  • Implement a winter teat dip
  • Protect your employees
  • Warm up the drop hoses
  • Eliminate leaks
  • Warm up the supply room
  • Maintain traction
  • Cautiously warm up treatments
  • Rethink warming post-dip
  • Take temps on hot water
  • Adjust schedules for weather
  • Plan for bad weather

Tags: Parlor Management