DHM How To: Stimulate Milk Letdown

Stimulate Milk Letdown

Parlor throughput is important, but milkers still need to take the time to allow the cow to let down her milk. Taking the time to stimulate the udder, then waiting for natural processes to go to work will allow for greater milk flow and better production, and enhanced milk quality.

In the second video of this milk quality series, Roger Thomson, DVM and consultant with MQ IQ Consulting, goes through the process that's required to allow the cow adequate time to let her milk down.