Goats (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (PB9733 & PB0081)

Milking Parlours and Equipment

48. Pens, ramps, milking parlours and milking equipment should be properly designed, constructed and maintained to prevent injury and distress.

49. It is essential to ensure that milking machines are functioning correctly by proper maintenance and adjustment of vacuum levels, pulsation rates and ratios, taking account of manufacturers' recommendations.

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