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A Computer in the Milking Parlor


  • Gelb, Ehud
  • Kislev, Yoav
  • Voet, Hillary


In this paper we report an experiment conducted to assess the contribution of a computer system in the milking parlor to detection of mastitis and estrous (udder infection and the time to inseminate the cow). The experiment was carried out in a 700 cow herd in Israel. It was found that the computer system contributed significantly to productivity and profitability of the dairy enterprise.

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  • Gelb, Ehud & Kislev, Yoav & Voet, Hillary, 1998. "A Computer in the Milking Parlor," Working Papers 232805, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Center for Agricultural Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:huaewp:232805
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.232805

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