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Cornelis van der Lely: Apparatus for milking animals. Penrose Lucas Albright, April 18, 2000: US06050219 (120 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for milking animals, such as cows, comprising a movable floor which carries four milking compartments. Each milking compartment has a computer controlled milking robot. The movable floor may be a rotating circular platform on which the four milking compartments are located adjacent its ...


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Karel van den Berg: Method of milking animals. Maasland N V A Dutch Company, Penrose Lucas Albright, March 27, 2001: US06205949 (101 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for milking animals, particularly goats, wherein the animals are arranged side by side in two rows of milking compartments in a milking parlor. A robot arm construction is provided which is moved along the rear of the animals in the milking compartments of each row. Teat cups ...


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Cornelis van der Lely: Apparatus for milking animals. Penrose Lucas Albright, October 6, 1998: US05816190 (99 worldwide citation)

The Invention relates to a construction including an implement for milking animals, such as cows, provided with a milk box (2). In the milk box (2) the floor (15) is designed as a flexible conveyer (16), below which there is disposed a flexible floor (31) supported against a metal plate (33). The fl ...


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Karel van den Berg: Implement for milking animals, such as cows. Lely Research Holding, Penrose Lucas Albright, July 29, 2003: US06598560 (28 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an Apparatus for milking animals, such as cows, and comprising a milking machine with teat cups and sensors which govern the milking process, examine the milk obtained and the physical condition of the animal being milked. The apparatus also includes a processing unit such ...


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Ary van der Lely, Karel van den Berg: Apparatus for and a method of cleaning an animals teats and foremilking. Maasland, Penrose Lucas Albright, December 5, 2000: US06155204 (20 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for milking animals comprising a milking compartment including a milking robot for automatically connecting and disconnecting teat cups from the animal's teats and for automatically milking the animal. Embodiments of cleaning members for automatically cleaning the teats of the animal be ...


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Cornelis van der Lely: Implement for milking animals. Penrose Lucas Albright, June 9, 1998: US05762020 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for milking animals, such as cows, which includes a milking robot for automatically connecting and disconnecting teat cups to and from the teats of an animal, and a milking machine for automatically milking the animal. Sensors for detecting contamination of the milk are installed in eac ...


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Evan M Phillips: Methods of and/or apparatus for milking animals. AHI Operations, Holman & Stern, July 28, 1981: US04280445 (15 worldwide citation)

Milking method and apparatus in which a diaphragm (8,29,39) interposed between a chamber (12,30,34) through which pulsation vacuum is applied to the outer cavity of a set of teat cups through a valve (11,6a, 7a, 33) and a further chamber (9) which is connected to the inner milking cavity of the teat ...


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Alexander van der Lely: Apparatus for determining positions of teats in a process of automatically milking animals. Maasland N V a Dutch Liability Company, Penrose Lucas Albright, August 11, 1998: US05791284 (12 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for milking animals, such as cows, comprising at least one milking parlor including at least one milking robot for automatically connecting teat cups to the teats of an animal to be milked, automatically milking this animal, and automatically disconnecting the teat cups from the animal' ...


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Cornelis van der Lely: Construction including an implement for milking animals. Penrose Lucas Albright, February 17, 1998: US05718186 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for milking animals which includes one or more milking compartments where the animal is milked, and a milking robot for automatically connecting and disconnecting teat cups to animals being milked in said milking compartments. The milking robot includes a carrier for each teat cup and h ...


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Evan M Phillips, Thomas D Millar: Methods of and/or apparatus for milking animals. AHI Operations, Holman & Stern, December 28, 1982: US04365589 (7 worldwide citation)

A claw for connecting teat cups to a milk line of a milking machine has a plurality of individual chambers with a milk inlet leading from a teat cup into each chamber and an outlet leading from each chamber to a common chamber in the milk line, the inlets, outlets and chambers being positioned and s ...