For parlors smaller than a double 12 Herringbone Milking Parlors find themselves at the top of the list in the US. Allowing access to the udder from the side of the cow because of the angled positioning of each cow. Cows enter and exit the parlor single file typically making either a 180-degree or 90-degree turn upon exit. Larger parlors can benefit from rapid exits which make the transition process more efficient. Herringbone parlors are best for individualized cow care but typically create a longer walk for operators because of the added space needed to configure the cows at an angle. Like parallel parlors, herringbone’s can be customized to barn layout and herdsman preference.