Maximizing the profits at milk parlour
Being a dairy business owner, you must run your milk parlor in the best manner. It is important that whether it is dairy plant and cream separator it should be of the premium grade so that the milk and milk products are of the best quality.
● Milk more often
When you milk more often it will benefit your business. With each cow, around 1 or 2 pounds will increase and others will gain around 10 pounds or more. Well, it tells that there are various opportunities your business can get with it.
To add a milking shift different factors are taken into considerations like pen size, parlor size, cow movement, and facility set-up.
● Utilize the time to the most
Insufficiency will waste time and your business might face losses. Make sure the employees get the tool that helps to carry out each task with perfection. Everything should be available in ample amounts so that the millers should not have to leave the place when they are doing something.
Make sure the milking equipment is checked to ensure the system is working correctly. Check the processing speed so that the work is carried out smoothly and the downtime is reduced to a great amount.
If you do not consider maintenance at the right time, then in the long run it will cost you a lot of money.
● Motivate employees
The focus needs to be put on competitive spirit and skills so that the final results are the best. You must set a goal that needs to be done in a single day. You should set the goal on how much milking should be done in one hour and then check-in intervals whether the work is given in the right direction or not.
Working in shifts will benefit your business to a great extent. Just make sure the plans you have implemented should be done in the right manner. The people who are working in the shift should be cleaning the equipment and ensuring everything is proper.
● Close the treated parlor
It is highly inefficient for the business to have small parlors for treated cows or milking fresh. If you try to do so, it will take too much time. The time which should be done in 15 minutes will take 1 hour which is not effective. The labor needs to spend extra time and labor to get things done.
● Make the cows move effectively
Your parlor might be on the top but the cow flow is not correct, which turns out to be a loss for your business. Make sure you have the right team who knows how to handle the animals and the movement is beneficial for the success.