The world’s advanced standards and specifications of cow sheds are applied at TH farm. Each shed is established on an area of 32-33 ha for 2,400 dairy cows, 3,200 heifers and calves. The sheds are designed in modern style and well-constructed at the highest standards, with steel frame, roof and cooling system to prevent heat stress and help cows more comfortable. The cows are also showered and dried with a cooling fan system before being milked.
At TH farm, the herd management is conducted by AfiFarm program. With the chips Afitag at their feet, the cows’ health is closely monitored. This equipment also gives 4 days in advance alert of mastitis, the most common disease recorded for the dairy cows, so the unqualified and/or contaminated milk will be rejected.
TH’s cows are very comfortable in the roofed, ventilated and cooled shed. Daily bathing and music are provided to stimulate their natural lactation. The Vet center and the lab of international standards allow rapid diagnosis, disease prevention researches and effective treatments.
Each fully automated milking parlor has capacity of 120 cows/shift, 3 milking times/day. The milking, collection and storage are closely and strictly monitored and managed to ensure the highest hygiene conditions. This prevents the milk from being contaminated by the microclimate or losing the natural pure taste. Moreover, the milking parlors at TH true Milk are programed towards the standards of quality, so that if the milk fails to meet the quality standards, the system will issue a warning message and recommend adjustments in the cows’ diet, then the unqualified milk will be separated from the system.