Farming Magazine - June, 2009


Dairy Equipment

Advanced Comfort Technologies

Dual Chamber cow waterbeds eliminate skin abrasions and hock swelling and keep teat ends dry. Life expectancy of 15 to 20 years.

Agri-Pro Enterprises of Iowa, Inc.

The APE OBSLEEVE is available in a range of colors and sizes, including a new pink version for smaller hands, which is 35 inches long and 1.25 mil thick.

AgSourcing Intl., Inc.

The EasyFix Slat Rubber System is made of natural rubber, requires no drilling into concrete and features a diamond pattern on the survace. Wedge System is molded as part of the rubber sheet.

BioSafe System LLC

SaniDate 5.0 Liquid Sanitizer kills human and animal pathogens within 30 seconds of contact. It meets National Organic Program Standards and is approved for final bottle rinse with no rinse needed.

BoviDr Laboratories

Dairy/Beef Nitri-Drench provides an energy boost for newborn calves and helps with the retention of vital nutrients during scours.

Development Resources of Iowa

Roll-O-Matic barn curtains with motorized or manual options from Development Resources of Iowa can be custom fit to new or existing buildings.

Digi-Star LLC

The TMR Tracker Feed management software is available in 14 languages, is PDA compatible and offers customized reporting capabilities. Offering operator loading and delivery monitoring and more.

D.L. George & Sons Mfg.

The Space Saver Parallel has a narrow cow platform and is designed for limited space. Retrofit to existing herringbone or other parlors.


ClearSpan Tall Boy Moo-Tel frames are manufactured from galvanized roll-form steel and covers are made from 12.5-ounce, 24-mil, white, UV-resistant polyethylene. Choice of roll-up and drop-down sides.

Grandview Concrete

Specializing in concrete, diamond-cut pattern safety grooving for cow comfort on new and existing concrete floors to provide maximum traction.


Super Hi-Cal 911 Rescue paste nutrients for fresh cows provides calcium from algae, balances the rumen pH and improves appetite. 

Keystone Concrete

Keystone Concrete is a manufacturer of precast concrete, hot and cattle waffle slats, bunker silow, H-J bunks, posts and beams and box culverts.

Lely USA

The Lely Astronaut A3 robotic milking system operates on the “free cow traffic” method, where cows learn to freely go to the robot for several milkings each day.

Mud Lake Stalls

Manufacturing free stalls, tie stalls, feed rails, custom calf pens, custom built gates, headlocks and much more.

Munks Mfg.

The Livestock Sling from Munks Mfg. aids in getting an animal to its feet; regaining proper circulation, eating and drinking habits; and restoring normal bodily functions.


Offers a wide variety of equipment for new barn construction or remodeling, including the single-beam free- stall mounting system.

Paul Mueller Co.

The HiPerForm II features flexible front panel programming, a chemical dispensing box and remote start cooling and wash for robotic milking systems. 

Pfizer Animal Health

DRAXXIN (tulathromycin) Injectable Solution for managing bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is effectiveness against the four major BRD pathogens in a single dose.

Polycorp Ltd.

Tirf .75-inch dairy mats are designed for parlors, alleyways and crossovers constructed of reinforced natural rubber. Available in rolls 3 or 4 feet wide by 100 feet long.

Quality Management

QMI provides aseptic methods of sampling liquid processes: QMI Aseptic Sampling System, QMI Transfer System, QMI Safe-Septum and QMI Farm Sampling System


The Edstrom Cool Sense Motion Cooling System is fully automated, motion and temperature activated and reduces heat stress.

Zimmerman Cattle Control Equipment

Zimmerman Hoof Care Chutes feature anti-skid rubber flooring and front and back belly straps for animal stability.