teat cup

teat cup

the solid metal cups which house the flexible teat cup liners at the end of the milk line on a milking machine. Called also teat cup shell.

teat cup cluster
four cups and a manifold, called a claw, which connects them to make a cluster; designed to milk one cow.
teat cup crawl
movement of the teat cup up the teat as internal pressure in the udder drops during milking. May pinch off the opening of the teat cistern and stop milk flow.
teat cup disinfection
the principal objective of the disinfection procedure is the teat cup liner.
teat cup cup removal
removal of the teat cups at the end of the milking process; performed manually or mechanically by the teat cup remover (see below).
teat cup remover
an automatic device that turns off the vacuum pressure and pulls off the teat cups when the flow of milk from the quarter falls below a critical point.
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It comprises milking, dipping, teat cup cleaning and intermediate disinfection.
The FDA-approved milk line transfers milk from the teat cup to the container for cleaner milk.
by animals kicking off milking liners or due to leakage during applying the teat cup liners must be compensated.
Teat shape, teat cup crawl and milk production in Guernsey and Australian Illawarra Shorthorn cows.
Features include revised internal air flow characteristics that enable the system to achieve optimum teat cup liner movement in all circumstances.
On the plus side, the machines monitor and control each teat cup separately, thus providing information on each quarter during milking, as well as reducing overmilking.
The milker is simple: a teat cup, a line that leads to a container, and a line out of the container that runs to a hand vacuum pump.
Milking begins with a cleaning in a separate teat cup that uses tap water and compressed air.
Some of the first-time freshening does looked like their teats were too small to fit into a teat cup, but once they had filled up with milk, the milking cups fit.
Teat cups underwent microbiological analysis by swabbing and the milkers were given disposable gloves at collection time to eliminate the risks of sample contamination.
It was hung so the solution ran into the teat cups until they were full, then the valve was shut off to stop the flow," Melvin explains.
Eventos Descricao dos eventos Events Descriptions Coice Quando a vaca desferia um golpe com uma das patas Kick When the cow brandished a blow with one of the legs Sobrepasso Quando a vaca movia uma ou mais patas e/ou dava apenas um passo Over-steep When the cow moved one or more legs and/or took only one step Derrubar teteiras Quando a vaca movia uma das patas derrubando as teteiras Knock down teat cups When the cow moved one of the legs knocking down the teat cups Miccao Quando a vaca finalizava a miccao Urination When the cow finished urination Defecacao Quando a vaca finalizava a defecacao Defecation When the cow finished defecation Vocalizacao Quando a vaca emitia algum som vocal Vocalization When the cow emitted any vocal sound Tabela 2.