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Since 1939 BouMatic is efficient, gentle on cows

Lisa O’Connor

BouMatic is a U.S.-based designer and manufacturer of milking systems and dairy farm equipment including milking parlors, herd management systems, milk cooling systems, dairy hygiene chemicals, udder healthcare products, hoof care products and dairy supplies and dairy equipment spare parts. The company does business globally.

Marketing Vice-President Lisa O’Connor told Brownfield Ag News that BouMatic began in 1939 when Larry Bouma invented the company’s centerpiece, a milking machine pulsator, that was not only efficient, but was gentle on cows.

AUDIO: Lisa O’Connor (3 min. MP3)

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  • It is interesting that the universities continue to state that Staph aureus is a very signficant problem in the dairy industry while ignoring the fact that Cornell University research published in the Journal of Dairy Science proves that the CoPulsation Milking System virtually ELIMINATES all new Staph aureus infections. They also ignore the research by Dr. Derek Forbes proving liner pinch of conventional machines force the bacteria up the canal. Alternating pulsation also washes the teats.

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