News & Events - April 2013


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Apr 2013

Pack Mat – the solution to deep bed

Pack Mat - the solution to deep bed

Have you seen our Pack Mat system? The Pack mat is a mattress installed below the level of the curb.  It stabilises the bed and ensures the comfort of a deep bedded system with the management, and cost, of only a few inches.  It is particularly good for sand beds.   In this unit they […]


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Apr 2013

Scottish Cowcoon installation – Brown Rigg Farm

Scottish Cowcoon installation - Brown Rigg Farm

Robbie Marshall farms in Dumfriesshire, Scotland.  Mr Marshall has just installed a new building for 204 cows, complete with a new milking parlour on the end. Charlie Sutcliffe from Wilson Agriculture has helped to design the building and worked with Mr Marshall in order to ensure the facilities offer a high level of cow welfare.  […]


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Apr 2013

Milk Robot Planning event

Milk Robot Planning event

Last week Ivor Davey, from Wilson Agriculture, was pleased to be speaking at another ‘Planning for robots seminar’  organised by www.healthycows.co.uk This time it was held in Lancashire, with future events scheduled for Cornwall and Gloucestershire later in 2013.  There were around 45 farmers who attended with a wide range or speakers.     Ivor […]


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Apr 2013

Cheshire 220 cow building

Cheshire 220 cow building

Here are a few photos of a great unit installed in 2011 in Cheshire, UK.   These are C50 cubicles with Pasture Mat mattresses, 20mm Premium Pad foam and pillows.    Notice the great lunging space for the cows and very good lying positions.  This building was designed by Ivor Davey of Wilson Agriculture and […]