Soaking

Intelligent Soaker

Sustainable and efficient soaking for your farm

Product Overview

VES-Artex Intelligent Soakers provide an innovative solution to heat stress. Unlike conventional soakers, the Intelligent Soaker only soaks an animal if it is present, leading to efficient water use and a priority on environmental sustainability. Soaking can be automated based on temperature to ensure your cows get the right amount of cooling in whatever weather they’re in.

The Intelligent Soaker was developed to assist dairy farms to be environmentally sustainable while mitigating heat stress and maximizing animal productivity. The Intelligent Soaker helps dairies be responsible and steward resources wisely. Compared to traditional on/off timer soaking systems, the Intelligent Soaker only soaks an animal if it is present, showing ~70% water savings on test sites.


Features & Benefits of Intelligent Soaker

Features
Benefits

Intelligent Soaker Features

  • Soaks only when the animal is present
  • Can be added to most existing systems using standard nozzles and the system is easy to retrofit
  • Maximum soaking with minimal water
  • No batteries to replace
  • Soaking based on temperature and levels can be set manually or automatically
  • Automated consistent Animal-Centered Environment when used with DairyBOS®
  • Can be operated without DairyBOS, based on default or last-saved schedule

Intelligent Soaker Benefits

  • ~70% water savings
  • Increased feed efficiency
  • Less peak milk loss
  • Healthy immune system
  • Improved reproduction
  • Decreased lameness
  • Decreased mastitis
  • Longer gestations lengths
  • Decreased early embryonic death

The Intelligent Soaker can allow farms to have sustainable operations and gain profitability.

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