If your milk cooling system is not capable of meeting the new milk cooling regulations, you may need secondary cooling.
We have all had to deal with milk quality issues onfarm at some stage in our farming careers — whether it be a freezing point grade or high bulk somatics on the first pick-up or perhaps an antibiotic scare during the season.
MPI says a farm dairy must act to correct milk cooling performance if data show the milk is not being cooled within the required parameters.
Milk cooling affects milk quality: the faster milk is cooled after milking, the better its quality at collection.
Milk cooling affects milk quality: the faster the milk is cooled after milking, the better its quality when it is collected from the farm.
The Ministry of Primary Industries says periodic checks of farms’ primary and secondary milk cooling capabilities will be undertaken.
Fam technology company Tru-Test says dairy farmers can protect their income by having the right milk cooling systems.