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Using a herringbone dairy shed (2nd of 3)

Using a herringbone dairy shed

In a herringbone shed, the cows enter and back into stalls on either side of a pit. The farmer stands in the pit and can easily put on and remove the milking cups. When all the cows are milked they move forward and out of the shed, and are replaced by another group.

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Robert Peden, 'Farm buildings - Milking sheds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/18504/using-a-herringbone-dairy-shed (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008