Compared to a rotary, a herringbone milking shed offers a lower cost milking shed option, and is often the preferred choice for herds up to 600 cows. The herringbone is the most common dairy type in New Zealand.
Over the years Leask Engineering have designed and manufactured many innovations for herringbone dairies, providing cow flow optimisation, milking comfort and efficient milking operations.
Structural steelwork including extended roofs over AI and vet races
Pit operated entry gates
Adjustable breast rail systems
Roof mounted stalls with herringbone zigzag rails
Pit steps and rails
Pit operated Pendulum exit gates
Pit operated manual or automatic drafting to holding pens