Patent Number: 7,086,348

Title: Milking parlor for the forward straight line animal ambulation and individual presentation of an animal to be milked in a milking stall located intermediate a holding area and a release area

Abstract: A milking parlor has a holding gate and a parallel spaced individually loaded-occupied-unloaded milking stall with an operator pit located intermediate the holding gate and the milking stall. The operator pit can be recessed from the holding gate and the milking stall, wherein a bridge or a bridge cart selectively connects a holding gate to an unoccupied milking stall. A robotic or human operator can function from the operator pit to implement the milking process.

Inventors: Guo; Fangjiang (Ithaca, NY)


International Classification: A01J 3/00 (20060101); A01J 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018