Year 2018, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 35 - 51 2018-12-01

Economic Performance of Robotic Milking

Aykut ÖRS [1] , Cennet OĞUZ [2]

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Usage of robotic milking systems is increasing more and more to decrease labor input and to enhance life quality of dairy farmers. Over 35.000 milking robots are operational on dairy farms around the world today, heading by West Europe, United States of America, Canada and Australia. According to a study on 2016, there are 54 milking robots in 21 farms in Turkey. Its adaptation rate in Turkey is slow because usage of robotic milking systems (RMS) is new and there is not enough information about economic performance of robotic milking systems against conventional milking systems (CMS). In this paper, literature about economics of robotic milking was reviewed to compare with conventional milking systems. Data of investment cost, labor input, energy consumption, feed cost, milking frequency, milk yield and net income criteria’s from 33 studies on 13 different countries between 1998-2017 were compiled as a table. According to the table, comparison was done for each criteria by years and recommendations for future were done.
Comparison, economic performance, robotic milking systems
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Author: Aykut ÖRS

Author: Cennet OĞUZ

Bibtex @ { mjavl521034, journal = {Manas Journal of Agriculture Veterinary and Life Sciences}, issn = {1694-7932}, eissn = {1694-7932}, address = {Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University}, year = {2018}, volume = {8}, pages = {35 - 51}, doi = {}, title = {Economic Performance of Robotic Milking}, key = {cite}, author = {ÖRS, Aykut and OĞUZ, Cennet} }
APA ÖRS, A , OĞUZ, C . (2018). Economic Performance of Robotic Milking. Manas Journal of Agriculture Veterinary and Life Sciences, 8 (2), 35-51. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/mjavl/issue/43034/521034
MLA ÖRS, A , OĞUZ, C . "Economic Performance of Robotic Milking". Manas Journal of Agriculture Veterinary and Life Sciences 8 (2018): 35-51 <http://dergipark.org.tr/mjavl/issue/43034/521034>
Chicago ÖRS, A , OĞUZ, C . "Economic Performance of Robotic Milking". Manas Journal of Agriculture Veterinary and Life Sciences 8 (2018): 35-51
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ISNAD ÖRS, Aykut , OĞUZ, Cennet . "Economic Performance of Robotic Milking". Manas Journal of Agriculture Veterinary and Life Sciences 8 / 2 (December 2018): 35-51.