DHM How To: Remove Milking Units and Clean

Remove Milking Units and Clean
Detach milking units at the right time to avoid teat damage while still harvesting the most milk possible. ( Mike Opperman )

The time to remove units is right when cows are done milking. Removal before all of the milk is out of the udder can lead to mastitis, while leaving units on too long can lead to teat end damage. 

In the fifth installment of this eight-part video series, Roger Thomson, consultant with MQ-IQ consulting, offers advice on when and how to detach units, in addition to cleaning the units and parlor after the machines are removed.