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Milking characteristics of a pipeline milking machine with a stable vacuum, and its effectiveness in combatting mastitis - a comparison with a low-line unit

Ichigawa, T.; Nofu, I.

Journal of the Veterinary Medicine 743: 322-326

1983


Accession: 001223476

In experiments using water, the vacuum in the claw of a normal high-line milking unit (pipeline height 180 cm) rated at 380 mmHg fell by 100 mmHg as flowrate increased to 4 kg/min; the corresponding fall in claw vacuum with a low-line unit (pipeline height 15 cm) rated at 320 mmHg was 15 mmHg.

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