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Table 1 Parameters influenced by automatic milking system (AMS)

From: Secondary prevention of allergic symptoms in a dairy farmer by use of a milking robot

Parameter Power of parameter Influence of AMS
Daily exposure period ↓↓↓ Drop of more than 2 hours to approx. 10 min. (> 90%)
Exposure intensity ↓↓↓ Increasing space to cow
Physical workload ↓↓ Monitoring tasks
Timing flexibility ↑↑ • No commitment to fixed milking times
• Free working plan
Quality of life More time available for other activities
  1. Explanation: ↓ = reduction of power, ↑ = improvement of power