Dairy Services

Here at Hills Supply, we are a full-service dairy equipment and supply company. Our goal is to become a dedicated partner in your success. [Read more about what that means here] We apply our extensive knowledge and expertise to help you find cost-effective solutions to the unique challenges you face in your dairy operation and we always work to create integrated solutions that can serve you for a long time.

Farm Advisory Services

There are many dealerships that can replace parts or repair a vacuum pump, but there is so much more to milking your cows than just getting them through the parlor.  In today’s dairy market, you need the peace of mind that your whole operation is running as efficiently and cost effectively as it can. Hill’s Farm Advisory Services can help you get there by focusing on these 6 key areas of your dairy operation, and helping you make the best decisions possible for your operation.

Preventive and Scheduled Maintenance
Dairy System Analysis
Routine and Scheduled Dairy Maintenance

Clean In Place (CIP) Services

Our CIP Analysis helps to identify and remedy areas where your process is not performing optimally and where incremental costs may be climbing. We verify that your CIP system is operating at cost-effectively as possible and includes:

  • CIP Usage Review
  • CIP Cost Analysis
  • Teat Dip Usage Review
  • Total Aftermarket Cost Review
  • Parts/Service Cost Review
Dairy System Analysis

Dynamic System Analysis

Is your milking system performing at its best? Our Dynamic Systems Analysis checks these key points and provides actionable items to improve efficiency.

  • System Vacuum Testing
  • PIV
  • Receiver Vacuum
  • Pulsator Line Vacuum
  • Pulsation Check
  • Milking Systems Stress Test
Dairy Parlor Efficiency
Dairy Farm Key Performance Indicators
Dairy Parlor Efficiency

Parlor Efficiency Assessments

How efficient and effective are your parlor and milking methods?  Our parlor efficiency assessments assign quantitative values and clearly show areas where your processes can be improved from the following data points.

  • Test End Vacuum
  • Udder Hygiene Scores
  • Test End Scoring
  • Test End Cleanliness Scoring
  • Liner Slip Audit (squawks)
  • Unit Alignment Assessment
  • Liner Performance Evaluation
Dairy Farm KPIs

KPI Review

An evaluation and consultation on the specific key performance indicators that drive your dairy.

  • Customized for your operation.
  • Easy to read dashboards.
  • Score tracking for constant improvement.
Dairy Freestall Utlization
Dairy Hoof Health
Dairy Freestall Utilization

Cow Comfort Assessments

Analysis and review of the key areas of cow comfort proven to increase milk production and herd health including:

  • Cleanliness
  • Grooming
  • Bedding
  • Freestall Usage Scoring
  • Waterer Management
  • Feed Bunk Management
Dairy Hoof Health

Hoof Health Assessments

Cows with good feet move easier, eat more, drink more often, and produce more milk. Our hoof health assessments are designed to track hoof health and set a path for improvement when necessary. These assessments include:

  • Hoof Hygiene Scoring
  • Hoof Health Scoring
  • Locomotion Scoring
  • Footbath Proficiency Assessment

New Equipment

To serve our customers best, we maintain a large selection of new dairy equipment in-stock and ready for delivery at all times. Learn More…

Used Equipment

Purchasing used dairy equipment can be a good solution to help bring projects in on budget, for expansion, or to keep your dairy running efficiently during retrofit or repairs.  Our selection of used equipment changes almost weekly. View Used Equipment

Parlors and Milking Equipment

  • Voluntary Milking Systems (robots)
  • Rotary Parlors
  • Parallel Parlors
  • Herringbone Parlors
  • Milk Meters
  • Clusters
  • Vacuum Pumps

Milk Cooling and Storage

  • Milk Cooling Tanks
  • Plate Coolers
  • Chillers
  • Pipe Coolers
  • Condensing Units
  • Fre-Heaters

Dairy Automation & Robotic Solutions

  • Voluntary Milking Systems (robots)
  • Calf Feeders
  • Feed Pushers
  • Teat Spray Robots
  • Slurry Machines
  • Gate Controls & Sorting

 

Cow Comfort

  • Stalls
  • Mats
  • Fans
  • Foggers
  • Curtain Systems
  • Brushes
  • Waterers

Manure Management

  • Slurry Machines
  • Manure Storage
  • Manure Transport
  • Field Application
  • Separators