Much like any dairy farm, Clearydale's milking parlour has always been the hub of activity. In 1985, state of the
art milking equipment was purchased from Surge and used until 2008, when new
Metatron 21 Premium
meters were installed.
Cow indentification RFID tags have been introduced and are worn on the cows' ankle. Upon entry to the parlour, the tag
is read and the ID number is submitted to the computer system and displayed on the meters below. When the cattle exit the
parlour and pass through the sort gate, the tag is again read and if needed, the cow can be sorted to the adjacent pen for