Balmoral Show 2018



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Family day out for the Martin Family at the Balmoral show.

Pictured left to right on the busy Dairymaster stand are  Vanessa Martin,  John Martin Holstein NI, Katie Martin and Sean Reid Cookstown Dairy Services

Award Winning Health & Fertility Monitoring System and Milking Equipment at Balmoral Show 2018

Cookstown Dairy Services and Dairymaster technical and salespeople were available on Stand C52 during Balmoral Show to advise dairy farmers on award-winning and cost-effective milking, cooling, feeding, cleaning and health & fertility monitoring systems. As usual, they were showcasing the latest in dairy equipment and technology.

Dairy farmers looking to reduce costs and improve farm incomes in these challenging times could discuss future options with experts on milking plants, hi-tech dairy equipment, herd health and fertility and feeding systems. Technical and sales personnel in attendance on the stand included Sean and John Reid, Gavin Connaughty, David Smith and Michael Callaghan from Cookstown Dairy Services along with Pat Ryan, Ger Corcoran and Niall O’Hanlon from Dairymaster.

The award-winning equipment on display included milking, feeding, cooling, manure scrapers, herd health and fertility monitoring systems. In particular milk producers can check out the Swiftflo Swing parlour and Swiftflo Revolver rotary parlours, the New SwiftCool Duo heat recovery unit and the environmentally friendly, energy efficient SwiftCool bulk milk tank.

Other equipment on view were Auto washers, FeedRite parlour feeders, Swiftflo Commander, CleanSweep manure scrapers, drafting gates and the multiple award-winning MooMonitor+ herd health and fertility monitoring system.In addition, milk producers could see the ClusterCleanse flushing system that rinses each cluster after each cow is milked which results in a more hygienic cluster. This reduces the risk of "cow-to-cow" cross-infection and contagious mastitis. Lower SCC means higher milk quality payments and better herd health.

There were special offers on the stand throughout the week on selected items. This will include a prize draw by an Agricultural VIP at 5 pm each day of the show for a 21Kg Drum of Cluster Cleanse worth over £50. Details on winners were posted on Facebook and Twitter each day. With ClusterCleanse there is no need to replace existing milking clusters or purchase any special liners and it does not affect the milking vacuum level.

Editor’s Note

Dairymaster is a world market leader for dairy equipment with customers in more than 40 countries, including Britain, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Russia and the USA.

*Dairymaster was awarded Innovation Awards for the MooMonitor+ at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, National Ploughing Championships, Ireland, the Hungarian Great Plain Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Exhibition, the UK at both UK Dairy Day and the Farm Business Cream award for innovation and most recently at the Grand Prix TechAgro 2018 in the Czech Republic.

The MooMonitor+ allows farmers to detect heats with ease, through advanced data analysis. It can also identify other behaviours such as feeding, rumination and wellness, resting and restlessness. It is designed for both indoors and outdoors with up to 1,000 metres range monitoring cows in real time.

For further information please contact Lisa Herlihy, Marketing Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Tel: +353 87 9529291 More information on Dairymaster is available on their website at Please check out their Facebook page, Twitter account and YouTube channel. For further information please check out or the Video link for Moomonitor + at   and for the Swiftcool  app at