An article in the October issue of Dairy Herd Management stated that “forestripping may not be the ticket to maximizing parlor throughput.”
Yet, forestripping may actually improve parlor throughput in many instances, says Jeff Reneau, dairy scientist at the
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The trick is not to add too much time to the udder-prep procedure. If you can keep udder prep under 20 or 30 seconds per cow, you will probably come out ahead with forestripping, according to Reneau.