The pictures tell the story! The following are all from Middleroad Acres of Chandler, Minnesota. To read more about this farm from a previous post, click here.
Here it is! The robot has a steel arm.
The front two quarters were finished; she was almost done in the back.
Sarah Post, 2014 MN Princess Kay Finalist, was explaining to people of all ages how they work with robots on her farm.
A view of the information being collected from the robot while the cow is being milked.
Brushed on the robot for cleaning the teats prior to attaching the milking unit.
The view of the robot from inside the barn. The red cow is getting milked, the black cow is just hanging out, and then there is a cow behind her waiting her turn for the milking robot.
My son in front of a robot of another kind — one used to push the feed up to the cows. Cows love having their feed pushed up all the time!
It is such a pretty farm.
Beautiful night for heifers out on pasture.
Lely is the company that manufactures the robots. Their slogan hints at the benefits that robots offer to family life of a farm.
In their office.
Merri taking a moment to chat with people about her farm.
An absolutely gorgeous evening at Middleroad Acres!