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Mobile milking parlor

 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8mbGt75fp4
 
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you know i saw this a little while ago and thought it was a pretty good idea. i would love to see more on this and it's impact / fuel consumption numbers
 
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Anyone have any idea of the price? I've been looking into mobile milking options for a microdairy, since I'd likely be operating on leased land in a flood plain -- meaning I'd want to own the parlor but couldn't attach it to the land, and that I'd need to move it seasonally during floods. However, this company's smaller model is for 50-100 cows, and I'm looking at 3-6.

I recently toured this milking parlor built in a cargo container -- not as convenient in that you'd still need to bring the cows to the parlor, but it's reasonable to move it seasonally.

http://www.dogmtnfarm.com/Dairy.htm
 
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Matt Smaus wrote:Anyone have any idea of the price? I've been looking into mobile milking options for a microdairy, since I'd likely be operating on leased land in a flood plain -- meaning I'd want to own the parlor but couldn't attach it to the land, and that I'd need to move it seasonally during floods. However, this company's smaller model is for 50-100 cows, and I'm looking at 3-6.

I recently toured this milking parlor built in a cargo container -- not as convenient in that you'd still need to bring the cows to the parlor, but it's reasonable to move it seasonally.

http://www.dogmtnfarm.com/Dairy.htm



this was about all i could find about it.. but i think you could do this if you sold it as PET Milk ... the problem is you could never get this mobile system past the rules

http://www.agregatai.lt/products/portable-tandem-type-milking-parlours-motech_51
 
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Hope this link shows up okay - this guy apparently got his portable parlor through regulatory as he's producing grade A milk:


http://www.farmshow.com/view_articles.php?a_id=387

 
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Sorry if  this is off topic, but as these forums are for ideas for mobile businesses, there are two animal related businesses that I know of. The best one is a mobile Vet. The one near me is great because she also does large animals. She will come out to farm and treat individual animals or perform a "herd check."  The other mobile animal business that I have seen, but not used, is a dog grooming van. They come to your house and groom your pets. This does come in handy with older dogs. There are also mobile guys that trim hooves, etc. I think that if you already have equipment to do certain chores around the farm, you can probably find customers who would hire your skills.
 
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ben harpo wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8mbGt75fp4



Nice to see someone spotted us. Welcome to www.milkingsystem.com . We have been developing this concept for more than 10 years as a cost saving mobile milking on pasture solution. Welcome to us - will answer any questions if someone would be interested. Open to discussion, advice or share of experience.
Our mobile parlors already working with good feedback WW - USA, UK, SPAIN, France ...even in Africa
 
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