The Givat Haim Me'uhad Dairy Farm founded in 1932. In the 1950s, when milk production quotas were set by the Israeli Government, it was given an especially large one. To this day, Givat Haim has the largest quota: 5.4 million liters of milk per year.
"The financial losses that the SCR tags prevented during the Three-day Fever epidemic equaled the tags’ price several times over."
Orna Haim, Manager
Preserving the efficiency of a large dairy farm is especially challenging, with the inherent difficulties of monitoring each cow’s state of health and activities 24 hours a day.
Allflex Data Flow II System, Allflex HR tags with heat and health detection + Internal rotary parlor platform with 28 milking
One of the key benefits has been the herd's health. "When I see from the health report that a certain cow is about to develop an udder infection, I can act before it develops to a clinical situation.
At a Glance
Givat Haim Me'uhad Dairy Farm
Kibbutz Givat Haim, Israel
480 milking cows and 450 heifers
Real-time warnings concerning cows in heat, cows that may be ill, a decrease in the milk's quality, and more are displayed via the Allflex DataFlow II System installed in the PC in the dairy farm's office. As needed, alerts are also displayed at the milking points themselves, for a real-time response by the parlor operators.