Robots Taking over Chile 

Agrícola Ancali buys 64 DeLaval VMS™ making it the world's largest robotic dairy farm

Why did they do it?



Our company is part of a complex, ever-changing industry. Through Milk Matters, we want to keep our customers up to date on current developments in dairy production and provide advice to dairy farmers who want to improve their operation. 



The DeLaval vision is to make sustainable food production possible. This reflects our belief that the most important contribution we can make in the area of sustainability is to support our customers and help them meet their challenges.

Jul 8, 2016

Experience the DeLaval VMS™ Barn at DeLaval's own Hamra Farm in Sweden

Visit Hamra farm in 360 degrees or in virtual reality when using a virtual reality headset (such as Samsung Gear VR, or Google Cardboard).

May 23, 2016

Cows go to pasture at Hamra Farm

Dinner is served at Hamra Farm. The pastures were in great condition when we let the cows out recently at our farm in Hamra. The cows and crowds ...

Apr 18, 2016

Så får mjölkbönderna ökad lönsamhet och friskare kor

Genom ökad kunskap och smarta tekniska lösningar vill mjölkföretaget DeLaval få korna att må bättre och därmed öka lönsamheten för bönderna och m...

Apr 11, 2016

How dairy farmers can improve profitability and animal health

With increased knowledge and smart technical solutions, the dairy equipment provider DeLaval can help cows feel better. This leads to better prof...

Jun 22, 2016

Chilean dairy farm to become the largest robotic farm in the world

Fundo El Risquillo, a large farm in Chile with 6500 dairy cows, has just signed an agreement to install 64 DeLaval VMS™ milking robots making it ...

May 9, 2016

DeLaval and LIC Automation announce cooperation

Two of the major players in the NZ dairy industry have announced a collaboration agreement for the benefit of New Zealand dairy farmers. DeLaval ...

Mar 16, 2016

Some of DeLaval’s top VMS producers prove sky’s the limit at DeLaval r...

Seven of the world’s most productive DeLaval VMS dairies were recognized at the VMS PRO user club conference for harvesting, on average, up to 6,...

Feb 17, 2016

DeLaval Hoof Forum in Gent, Belgium, brings together hoof health manag...

In January, DeLaval organized a Hoof Forum in Gent, Belgium with external and internal Hoofcare experts on digital dermatitis from The Netherland...

Cows for longer – how?

As much as 70-80% of all culling on farms is related to lamenessmastitis and reproduction problems. We think this is far too high. There are many things that can be done to improve cow comfort to increase the productive, healthy lifetime of cows. Read more about cow longevity here

Our view on sustainability

To produce more food for an increasing population in a sustainable manner is no small feat. All actors in the milk chain need to contribute. At DeLaval, our sustainability approach encompasses four areas of work : animal welfare, profitability, social responsibility and environment. Read more here.