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Two bros, two barns, six robots and one happy father: farmers build second barn for same quota

Posted on Nov 26th, 2018 by Rebecca Degelder

Two bros, two barns, six robots and one happy father: farmers build second barn for same quota

BURGESSVILLE - It didn’t take long for the Droogers to want to change something in their new robotic dairy barn. The family - Bill, 58, and sons Darryl, 35 and Scott, 31 ” started milking in the new barn last December, but immediately had issues with their bedding. The cows were bedded on refined tree bark mulch, but with floor slats and automatic scrapers, the mulch and manure would ball up and plug up the slats. Within a month, the farmers changed the bedding.... 

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