Cow comfort is paramount in a productive and profitable dairy. Observation and experience show that cows housed in a comfortable environment produce more milk and generally live healthier longer lives, meaning that focusing on cow comfort is beneficial to both economics and animal welfare.
Some of the key aspects of cow comfort are:
Cows that are comfortable will have less stress, eat more, have fewer health problems, and fewer injuries. Cows should be eating, drinking, milking or lying down.