Sheep (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock (PB5162)

Milk Sheep: Milking Parlours and Equipment

  1. Pens, ramps, milking parlours and milking equipment should be properly designed, constructed and maintained to prevent injury and distress.
  2. It is essential to ensure that milking machines are functioning correctly by carrying out proper maintenance and adjustment of vacuum levels, pulsation rates and ratios, taking account of the manufacturers' recommendations.
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